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The Voracious March Of Godliness
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1998
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Since the start of the 17th century,
There's been the scent of unseasoned wood burning in the air
And the conquest of nature meant nothing at all,
While we betray exception, we take all that's there.

Motives are translucent in the reflection of shame,
The actions ghostly remnants of our ancestral ways
And unwittingly, you just take your place in this parade.
The voracious march of godliness makes us all the same anyway,
All the same.

Since the dawn of our human family,
There's been concentrated sepsis blowing in the breeze
And we turned on each other with ferocity,
Desperation, forced without reprieve.

But the missions were misguided and the trammel led astray,
The air resounds with thunder as the victors seized the day
And the haunting voice of history lives ignored but not betrayed.
The voracious march of godliness will get us close to heaven one day,
Some day...

The voracious march of godliness makes us all the same anyway,
All the same...

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Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:27 No Substance 6997-3 Europe 12" 2018
2:27 No Substance 6997-1 Europe 12" 2013
2:27 No Substance 6997-1 Europe 12" 2013
2:27 No Substance 6997-1 United States 12" 2010
2:27 No Substance 6997-2 Europe CD 2008
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2:27 The New America ZK07115 Russia CD 2000
2:27 No Substance 83094-2P United States CD 1998
2:27 No Substance SAMPCD 4959 Germany CD 1998
2:27 No Substance tbd United States CD 1998
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