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David Rovics

"I'm a Better Anarchist Than You" (karaoke)

"I'm a Better Anarchist Than You" (sheet music)


I don't drive a car because they run on gas,

But if I did, it would run on biomass.

I ride a bike or sometimes a skateboard.

So, fuck off all you drivers and you yuppie hordes

Sitting all day in the traffic queues.

I'm a better anarchist than you!

 

I don't eat meat. I just live on moldy chives

Or the donuts that I found in last week's dumpster dives.

Look at you people in that rest'rant. I think you are so sad,

When you could have been eating bagels like the ones that I just had.

I think it is a shame: All the bourgeois things you do.

I'm a better anarchist than you!

 

I don't wear leather, and I like my clothes in black.

And I made a really cool hammock from a moldy coffee sack.

I like to hop on freight trains: I think that is so cool.

It's so much funner doing this than being stuck in school.

I can't believe you're wearing those brand new shiny shoes.

I'm a better anarchist than you!

 

I don't have sex, and there will be no sequel

Because heterosexual relationships are inherently unequal.

I'll just keep on moshing to Anti Flag and Crass

Until there are no diff'rences in gender, race, or class.

All you brainwashed breeders, you just haven't got a clue.

I'm a better anarchist than you!

 

I am not a pacifist. I like throwing bricks.

And when the cops have caught me, and I've taken a few licks,

I always feel lucky if I get a bloody nose

Because I feel so militant and everybody knows,

By the time the riot is all through,

I'm a better anarchist than you!

 

I don't believe in voting; I think consensus is the key.

I don't believe in stupid notions like representative democracy.

Whether or not it works, I know it is the case

That only direct action can save the human race.

So, when I see you in your voting booths, then I know it's true:

I'm a better anarchist than you!

 

I'm a better anarchist than you!


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