Rise Against – The Violence lyrics

Is the violence in our nature
Just the image of our maker? [Chorus]
Are we not good enough? Are we not good enough
Or was it all a dream? We dream of the places where we never die,
We step from our shadows and into the light. Are we not brave enough? Or was it all a dream? Has this moment finally come? Fight the current,
Pull the the ripcord,
Get away! Are we not brave enough? Are we crying? [Chorus]
Are we not good enough? Forgetting what we know,
An evolution overdue. Are we not brave enough? We’re not stories, we’re not actors,
We’re awake and in control,
And this is not a dream. To become something greater
Than the violence in our nature? [Outro]
Are we not good enough? Is the violence in our nature
Just the image of our maker? Let’s get off track and wander far,
Same roads reducing destinations
Do nothing but show our heart,
We’re talking in our sleep,
And sleeping through our lives. To become something greater
Than the violence in our nature? Are we dead? [Verse 2]
To a pretty time and fate are we condemned,
Or maybe we’re a book without an end. So can we break this mold,
And set in motion something new? Have these wars come to our doorstep? Are we laughing? [Bridge]
We travel back אo what we take,
We need a storm, let’s pray for rain now,
To wash these roads away. Are we not brave enough? Are we not brave enough? To become something greater
Than the violence in our nature? Are we not brave enough? Are we drowning? The bombs are getting closer everyday,
“That can never happen here” we used to say. Are we not good enough? Are we not good enough? Are we not good enough? [Verse 1]
Dancing on the crumbling precipice,
The rocks are coming loose just at the edge. Are we not good enough? Are we not good, good enough? Is the violence in our nature
Just the image of our maker? Are we not brave enough? Are we not good, good enough,
Or was it all a dream? Or was it all a dream?