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How The Mighty

Atlantis, Babel, Egypt
Sodom, Gomorrah
Israel, Babylon
Herculaneum, Pompeii
Rome burned, Berlin crumbled
Hiroshima and Nagasaki evaporated
Evil is nothing new

Down through the ages
God has always judged wickedness
Emperor Chin, Genghis Khan
Napoleon, Hitler, Stalin
Pol Pot, Ede Amin
Tyrants are nothing new
There is nothing new under the sun
Or is there?

Was there ever a time
And few have been the nations
Where so many ten year olds kill
Using so convenient and powerful a weapon?
In all the pagan cultures with human sacrifice
Was there a nation that ever so perfected
The murder of the unborn
As have we?
65 million innocent slaughtered

Oh Yahweh have mercy
And you would, I know
But America seems to want to be on that list
The dubious distinction
Of a people who chose destruction

Stephen Pursell, 9/04