We all need faith cause the world keep changing
Let go of the illusion, start some restraining

from Nas (Ft. Anthony Hamilton) – World's An Addiction Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

We all need some type of belief system because the world and life in general can be confusing. They change everyday, and some changes are too drastic to handle without some kind of faith to make sense of our strange existence. Whether it’s through mythology, art, science, or religion — we need belief and that’s okay; it’s our nature.

Now the second line is an interesting oxymoron. How are you supposed to ‘let go’ and ‘restrain’ at the same time? Well, you can let go of the illusions that often come to dominate traditional belief systems, and at the same time you can show some restraint on your lifestyles and not severe your roots. Some traditions need to be reformed, but many need to be maintained. Otherwise we become lost in this rough world.

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