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Atheist Peace
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 2004
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Maybe it’s too late for intellectual debate,
But a residue of confusion remains.
Changing with the times and developmentally tortured minds
Are the average citizen’s sources of pain.

"Tell me what we’re fighting for."
I don’t remember anymore,
Only temporary reprieve,
And the world might cease
If we fail to tame the beast.
From the faith that you release
Comes an atheist peace.

Political forces rent
Bitter cold winds of discontent
And the modern age emerged triumphantly.
But now it seems we've stalled
And it’s time to de-evolve
And relive the dark chapters of history.

"Tell me what we’re fighting for."
No progress ever came from war,
Only a false sense of increase,
And the world won’t wait
For the truth upon a plate,
But we’re ready now to feast on an atheist peace.

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 6694-1 Europe 12" 2019
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1 United States 12" 2019
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1CRS (CLEAR/RED) United States 12" 2015
1:57 The Empire Strikes First United States CD 2014
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1 United States 12" 2010
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Brazil CD 2009
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Russia CD 2007
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 6694-1 Europe 12" 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1 United States 12" 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Japan CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 6726-2 Europe CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 6694-2 Europe CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 86694-2 United States CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Brazil CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Russia MC 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First n/a United States CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First EDCI 80130 Japan CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Europe CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First United States CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First 2908-2 Argentina CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Colombia CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Australia CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Brazil CD 2004
1:57 The Empire Strikes First Russia CD 2004
Live @ House of Blues 2010
30 Years Live 99977-1 United States 12" 2016
30 Years Live 7105-1 Europe 12" 2016
30 Years Live 87105-1 United States 12" 2016
30 Years Live 87105-1 United States 12" 2016
30 Years Live United States DL 2010
30 Years Live EICP-1415-6 Japan CD 2010
The Dissent of Man EICP-1415-6 Japan CD 2010
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11/22/2004 at 01:29
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10/30/2004 at 05:57
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