Cage of freedom, That’s our prisonWe’re the jailer and captive combinedCage of freedom,Cast in powerAll the trappings of our own designBlind ambition, Steals our reasonWe’re soon behind those invisible bars
On the inside, Looking outsideTo make it safer we double the guardCage of freedom, There’s no escapingWe fabricated a world of our own….
Cage of freedom, growing smaller‘Til every wall now touches the skinCage of freedom, filled with treasonChanging sides as the losses beginOur suspicion tries escapingBut they step up the securityThere’s no exit—there’s no entranceRemember how we swallowed the key?Cage of freedom, that’s our prisonWe fabricated this world on our own….
Big brother, Is there a bigger one watching youOr is there one smaller, Who I should be watching tooInfinite circles of, Snakes eating their own tailsFor every one chasing, Another is on the trailIs that a friend,Can you tell, is he on your side?’Cause I spy with my little eyeYet another spy… (fadeout)(From Cage of Freedom sung by Jon Anderson on the Metropolis Soundtrack.)as Stan Lee might say,’Nuff said.C.