REM: The Great Beyond Meaning
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Song Released: 1999
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kooljohn176 Dec 6th, 12:43pm report
A great mind expanding song from REM with extraordinary enlightenment done in memory of Andy Kaufman's mindset,of what he was trying to tell us. And also for me I think it's about the Protagonist wanting his assumed girlfriend to realize his heavenly feelings for her. But even more, for her to elevate her consciousness and realize her own true identity in the ''grand scheme of things'' of our created universe, as a 'new creation' of God that she became to be known and revealed to him on this Earth. By which reminds me by what the saying goes 'be careful of what you wish for' cause she may have been created for you as a new heavenly sphere that has fallen for you. On Earth, where it seems his girlfriend's learned hellicentrick world view of illusions has clouded her origins while he[the protagonist] knows well that he has been creating his dream, as PUSHING THE ELEPHANT UPHILL[symbolically and metaphorically] as his created wish that eventually came crashing over and down on him. So now he's even more of wanting to be a believer who's trying to BREAKOUT[psychically] of the DOME INCLOSURE,in order to get the answers from ''THE GREAT BEYOND'' of the ice wall and snow of antartica. All for her to see and believe the reality of this whole world as he does that she's a special 'new[planet] creation'' by God above.
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