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What's Best for Thee
We will tell you
how to be happy.
We will tell you
when to sing and dance.
We will tell you
when to live and die.

Let us think for you.
Why all the bother?
Happy facts, scary facts
we know how you'll react.

We've played the game for you,
we know you'll never win.
So why trouble yourself,
just let us do the spin.

The truth we've dispensed with,
it would only darken your day
with worries, stress and struggle.
So please let us take them away
with a happy pill or two or three
Because we always know
what's best for thee.

---Jack Oakes


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