turtles all the way down lyrics
We're only back where we being I've seen Jesus play with flames in a lake of fire that I was standing in Met the devil in Seattle and spent 9 months inside the lions den Met Buddha yet another time and he showed me a glowing light within But I swear that God is there every time I glare in the eyes of my best friend Says my son it's all been done and someday yer gonna wake up old and gray On how I lived my life, And in the process of doing so About Turtles All the Way Down "Turtles All the Way Down" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Sturgill Simpson. References are made to encounters with Jesus, the Devil, the Buddha, and reptile aliens. Oh, will you think that I am wise 'cause I'm aware of that? The song lyrics are about, in part, the psychedelic experience as brought on by drugs including marijuana, LSD, psilocybin and DMT. Three or less and it's not worth my time at all Or am I just killing myself before they get me? Just to stay an observer of an impartial observer, Here I go again, I'm chasing my tail around the sun Thinking only of what I should think When we think we've reached the end The saying alludes to the mythological idea of a World Turtle that supports the flat earth on its back. Standing beneath a tortoise under an elephant under the world Until four question marks at least When I read back on everything that I have written The gravity of the battle means nothing to those at peace If I had known all the howls were false alarms We're only back where we begin Copyright: Writer(s): Joshua C. Newton, Jordan Taylor Buckley, Andrew John Williams, Michael Francis Novak, Keith Michael Buckley Lyrics Terms of Use, I have lived everyday of my life "Turtles all the way down" is an expression of the problem of infinite regress. The song title, also in the lyrics, is a reference to "turtles all the way down", a lighthearted term for the concept of Anavastha from Indian philosophy, which states that there is no underlying basis, or ground, for existence. The 18 Greatest Revenge Songs of All Time, NEW SONG: AC/DC - "Shot In The Dark" - LYRICS, HOT SONG: 21 Savage x Metro Boomin - "My Dawg​" - LYRICS. I truly believe I'll be remembered It suggests that this turtle rests on the back of an even larger turtle, which itself is part of a column of increasingly large world turtles that continues indefinitely (i.e., "turtles all the way down"). It was released in April 2014 as the second single from his album Metamodern Sounds in Country Music. The … We're only back where we begin and it’s Turtles all the way down the line...” Finding something greater than self brings on a newfound freedom to someone locked inside the “Den” What goes up must come down and vice vs. And that even this sentence will be studied If I had known all the howls were false alarms Oh, just imagine the ammo we'd save Here we go again, I'll come to your party if it goes Until four question marks at least On nights like those my absence trumps my company, When we think we've reached the end When we think we've reached the end Marijuana, LSD, psilocybin, and DMT they all changed the way I see But love's the only thing that ever saved my life So don't waste your mind on nursery rhymes Or fairy tales of blood and wine It's turtles all the way down the line So to each their own til' we go home To other realms our souls must roam Superman, Superman, Superman, We are starving to death on full stomachs Oh, just imagine the ammo we'd save, Here we go again, I'll come to your party if it goes I have to start at the chance to feel alive Superman, Superman, Superman. Running miles, new hearts on old legs Sometimes there’s so much love coming through that you don’t think you can take it. I can't believe, I thought my thoughts meant anything, When we think we've reached the end Last.fm Music | Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. / All rights reserved. We're only back where we begin Lyrics to 'Turtles All the Way Down' by Sturgill Simpson. The songwriter's mortality, and the life saving effect of love, are also referenced.

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