Now be gracious, these minstrels turn a bully cycle civil

from Aesop Rock – Commencement (at the Obedience Academy) Lyrics on Rap Genius


With tradition they have been able to turn a cold and bitter existence into a civil and modest one. Because of their establishment of our cultural norms they deserve gratitude as our elders tell us. But really all they did was candy coat the real world…

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