Men walk around with a thousand fears

from RZA – A Day to God is 1,000 Years (Stay With Me) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

From RZA’s facebook.

This denotes a idea that’s biblical and also Buddhist in context. 1000 again being an arbitrary number to give a sense of how numerous the ways of fear enter. Translation being, there are so many things we fear simply because of our lack of knowledge wisdom and understanding. This lack prevents us from reaching our equality and equilibrium with things in the world around us.

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