You know, the truth is a funny thing
I mean, it's a double-edged sword
It separate bone from the marrow
Spirit from the flesh
And if it's a lie, then say it's a lie
But if it's the truth
And that saw hits you
All you better do is say ouch
This explains the differences between truth and lies, hense the “double-edged sword” which is just a simple term for two sides. It’s also a pun, separating parts of the body. Either way can hurt.
The idea about lying and being honest is that you don’t know if there will be consequences or not. No Malice is just asking for truth which seems fairly easy when in-tune with the Lord (as No Malice is). Even if the truth ends up hurting you in a way, no worries, just know that you’re doing the right thing.
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