Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] We're all spores

Glitch sena.reisenweaver at verizon.net
Sat Apr 17 08:12:29 MDT 2004

Well, spores are sex cells - of fungi, ferns, bacteria, and other life forms
- that float around and when they land, they grow and propagate.
A eunuch is a castrated male - no sex cells there.
Seems to be a metaphor for taking action.  If we are all spores, wherever we
land we can take root and make a difference locally.
Keeping in mind this is a song about the media - Fox News, CNN, etc.  Can't
believe a flipping word they say.  Hence "Tell me the truth" and "the
camera's ruse."  If you're ignorant, you can't make a judgment call about
the news you see/read.
The only part I don't get is "deflect the short tunics."
Any takers?

got your last meal filled up with pesticide
hamburger chain third world infanticide
got robot car your job will disappear
it's called the politics of a brand new year
some say that's progress i say that's cruel

--midnight oil

> Wow, you people impress me, particularly Beth. MO's lyrics are so
> cryptic sometimes I swear there should be a "Midnight Oil for
> Dummies" guidebook of some sort.
> Speaking of which, can anyone decode the bit from Tell me the Truth
> that starts with "We're all spores" and goes till "no judgement in
> ignorance I say"?
> That one is near the top of the wierdlist.
> Cheers!
> Varina
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