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More Than This
More Than This is found on the album Greatest Hits. Roxy Music — More Than This. Read More Edit Wiki. I could feel at the time There was no way of knowing Fallen leaves in the night Who can say where they're blowing As free as the wind And hopefully learning Why the sea on the tide Has no way of turning More than this, there is nothing More than this, tell me one thing More than this, there is nothing It was fun for a while There was no way of knowing Like dream in the night Who can say where we're going No care in the world Maybe I'm learning Why the sea on the tide Has no way of turning More than this, you know there is nothing More than this, tell me one thing More than this, you know there is nothing More than this nothing More than this More than this nothing Edit Lyrics Edit Wiki Add Video.
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Song Meaning to understand this song, one should read the 17th century Dutch philosopher -Baruch Spinoza. In essence, Spinoza, lthough being a religious Jew, was in effect one of the first heralds of secular dis- believes in modern times. Nature is god, said Spinoza, and there is no transcendental one.
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More then this - there is nothing. Determinism governs the world and free will is an illusion. But our limited mind, of course, it "feels" like we are free, but that's just out epidemiological limit. So, how can we know where leaves falling in the night are blowing? Our lives appear to us an an unfolding, open ended movie. Still, deep within us, we ask the question of the determinism we see around us - why the sea on the tide can has no way of turning e.
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We feel we are free, but we see determinism surrounding us. We want the comfort of certainty and absolute knowledge, but also fear it since its consequence will surly mean we are no more then sophisticated automatons.
The solution for this dilemma is written in the second stanza: accept the uncertainty and re-joy in it no care in the world. It has religious icons and setting cross, and hell-like environment , Bryan is sitting in a cinema, watching himself play in a scene. There was an error. Flag ThirdWorldMan on February 25, I think this is one of those rare songs that can be interpreted 2 ways. More than this could be thought of in the true sense of there is nothing more to the situation he is singing about relationship, life, etc.
He has come to the realization that this is the end of the road. He is naked, thirsty, starving. But alive.
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How is that possible? He remembers dying, his bones breaking, his skull dashed upon the rocks. So how is he is here?
And where is this place?