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This one comes with a sort-of rhyme thing or poem I made when I should have been uploading this days ago, It was orrigionally written more like a song lyric but I eventually cut out the parts that sucked.

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A new-age opiate of the masses
Burning your retinas, melting your glasses
We've destroyed you with mental pollution
Systematically turning your brain into molasses
Ignorance is our final solution
Changing public heros into outcasts
A new weapon, perfect execution
The power of propaganda amassed
Crank the volume and adjust the contrast
Complete submission done with a broadcast

Fuck commercialism, it has you hypnotized
Fuck the american idols, they should be despised
Fuck the mass media of well-disguised lies
The revolution will not be televised
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This is mostly pretty different from what I usually do, but in some ways its not. Had a wierd thing for detail. Anyways tell me what you think.
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L-Inque Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Gil Scott-Heron Lives!
:)
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crashmypartyhard Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
this makes me think of the song "Welcome to the World of the Plastic Beach" by Gorillaz. i love the song-lyric-poem-thing you have going on, too. i could see it as a song or maybe a slam poem.
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Dr-Crayon Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2010
That really is moving. I really respect your art.
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Dr-Crayon Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2010
That really is moving. I really respect your art.
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serene-gemini Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2008
Brilliant.
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mgilpin Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2006
very nice image... and smart...
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Lemonus Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2006
Eh, I listen to a lot of relatively for a lack of a better word "underground" dub music and I often here references to "The revolution will not be televised". Either its a popular idea in the culture, or there must be a record label by that name or something haha.
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imAsquare Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2006
its a song, by gil scot-heron
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MissusHow Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2006  Student Artist
No. No it wont be.

-The television buzzed in the room, enhancing it gently with its warm glow. But there was nobody watching.-
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Stripthis Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2005
keep it up bro !
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ElectricPrimate Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2005
Great text!
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RedOut Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2005
Thanks
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banug Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2005   Interface Designer
So meaningful.. I luv it..


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dobos Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2005
Another great one...excellent mimicry of television visual...just fyi, I HATE AMERICAN IDOL! It's cool that you mentioned it, because its the biggest waste of money, people, time, television, etc ever...yea...
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RedOut Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2005
Yea, the whole thing is pretty wrong, but it makes money, and thats why it's around, like cigarets, they kill people while weed just doesnt, but you dont see anyone criminalizing tobacco.
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r3s3nt Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2005   Writer
Of course, I'll hafta resize it first, heh...

I'll get it one way or another, damnit.
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RedOut Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2005
If you havent done it yourself by now, I could submit a wallpaper-sized version.
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r3s3nt Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2005   Writer
I've done it, It looks wonderful, too :)
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r3s3nt Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2005   Writer
I knew that I would love it.
I have a new wallpaper.
It's stupendous.
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