Positive Aspect Of Negative Thinking (from Against The Grain) | Discography | The Bad Religion Page - Since 1995
Quote of the day: "The masses are obsequious, contented in their sleep, the vortex of their minds ensconced within the murky deep" - 1000 More Fools
Positive Aspect Of Negative Thinking
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Written by: Jay Bentley
Released in: 1990
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Let's gather 'round the carcass of the old deflated beast,
We have seen it through the accolades and rested in it's lea,
Syntactic is our elegance, incisive our disease,
The swath endogenous of ourselves will be our quandary.

We've nestled in it's hollow and we've suckled at it's breast,
Grandiloquent in attitude, impassioned yet inept,
Frivolous gavel our design, ludicrous or threat,
Excursive expeditions leave us holding less and less.

So what does it mean?
When we tell ourselves it's only for a while we have been deceived
And it's only for a moment that the treasures of our day
Make life easier to complicate,
The treasure thrown away.

I'm so tired of all the fucked up minds,
Of all the terrorist religions and their bullshit lines,
Of all the hand-me-downs from all industrial crimes
And the weeping mothers and those who are led so blind,
Of the plastic protests and the hands of time
And the pursuit of mirth and all hating kind.
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Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
0:57 Against The Grain E-86409-1 | 86409-1TPU United States 12" 2014
0:57 Against The Grain E-86409-1TYL United States 12" 2014
0:57 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2010
0:57 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
0:57 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
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Remastered
0:57 Against The Grain n/a United States MC 2004
0:57 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
0:57 Against The Grain 6703-2 Europe CD 2004
0:57 Against The Grain 86703-2 Europe CD 2004
0:57 Against The Grain 86703-2 Israel CD 2004
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walder
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Hippy Killer

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11/28/2013 at 04:57
walder
Hippy Killer
Hippy Killer

Location: Moscow
Status: Offline
Posts: 90
08/08/2013 at 06:50
walder
Hippy Killer
Hippy Killer

Location: Moscow
Status: Offline
Posts: 90
08/08/2013 at 06:50
walder
Hippy Killer
Hippy Killer

Location: Moscow
Status: Offline
Posts: 90
08/08/2013 at 06:49
M-and-C
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Location: Global Citizen
11/09/2005 at 05:05
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07/11/2004 at 12:07
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