Lyrics/song texts are property and copyright of their owners and provided for educational purposes only.
Parental Love Lyrics by A//Political
Parental Love by A//Political
A possession which they are free to treat as they wish.
The power relationship between parent and child
Is often reinforced by violence whether it is physical or emotional.
Children must know their place, they must be taught
That they are subservient to their parents' wishes.
This is the first brutal step in the socialization process
Which teaches us all to become willing victims of exploitation.
The first lessons of tyranny and oppression are learned in the home.
The authority of the parent manifests itself in assault.
The tradition of violence continues one generation after another with pathetic
Justifications such as, "I was spanked, and I turned out fine, so I'll spank my kid."
The cycle of violence must end somewhere.
We must take the first step to not enforce the power relations
Between ourselves and others.
We must speak out against violence between parent and child.
We must show other that their violence will not be tolerated.
How can we create a world of equality when we adhere to the power relationships
That have oppressed us in the past?
Brad Kane, Lea Salonga The Scientist
Johnette Napolitano & Danny Lohner Let It Go
Idina Menzel Do You Want To Build A Snowman?
Kristen Bell, Agatha LeeMonn and Katie Lopez Part of Your World
Jodi Benson Rolling In The Deep
Adele Summer Nights
John Travolta / Olivia Newton-John Colors of the Wind
Vanessa Williams Pokemon Theme
Billy Crawford My Favorite Things
Maria MORE ›