The Psychological Aftermath of Nick & Jessica (And Let's Not Forget About the Works of Matthew McConnaghey)

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Love. Always. Forever.
Have you no concern for the words you just heard? They’re absurdly familiar, but sad. I’m perturbed by a popular culture that’s marketing pseudo-romance. Business-business went psych but clear out your ears and you can hear more than the loudest mics. Those who find themselves before they die will appreciate the time they’re alive.
Have you no suspicion of hypnotic TV/Top 40 song repetition stuck in the mind of a nation? All these “love songs” sing about is infatuation.
Diamonds on fingers and joint bank accounts. When you do what you’re told, you don’t do what you want. We’ve redefined normal. We’ve redefined love. Don’t forget what you dream of for anything.
What is happening? Are we caving in? The love we knew is on a string. Plagued by jealousy and insecurities, the love we know is fantasy.
Have you no suspicion of hypnotic TV/Top 40 song repetition stuck in the mind of a nation? All these “love songs” sing about is infatuation. Just an echo factory mass-manufacturing, and auto-tuned to sound the same. And you nod your head like you’ve heard it before because you have a thousand times.
Diamonds on fingers and joint bank accounts. When you do what you’re told, you don’t do what you want. We’ve redefined normal. We’ve redefined love. Don’t forget what you dream of for anything.
Plant programmed romance subconsciously. Make the poison taste sweet with phony fairytale dreams. White lies tucked inside the days of our lives, but sly minds find true love is not blind. A society’s way to keep a people in place. A glowing box in your face becomes a common escape. Moving images display how “normal people” behave but is the happiness in love or in the thrill of the chase these days?
What is happening? Are we caving in? The love we knew is on a string. Plagued by jealousy and insecurities, the love we know is fantasy.

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from A Silent Spring, released December 21, 2012

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