Is hard not consuming all the bullshit they feed us
Intravenous like a cord to the womb from the fetus
Been hard since I started reading,

from Talib Kweli – Turnt Up Lyrics on Rap Genius


The government/media feed us so much ‘bullshit’ that it’s difficult not to swallow it up and take it on board.

Something that is intravenous (like a drug — legal or illegal) is injected straight in the bloodstream so it gets to work right away. The umbilical cord is a direct link from mother to fetus allowing the rapid diffusion of nutrients and antibodies

This is an especially effective allusion because babies are helpless and defenseless.

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