Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. We're sorry But you're no longer needed Or wanted Or even cared about here Machines can do a better job than you This is what you get for asking questions The unions agree 'Sacrifices must be made' Computers never go on strike To save the working man you've got to put him out to pasture Looks like we'll have to let you go Doesn't it feel fulfilling to know That you-the human being-are now obsolete And there's nothing in hell we'll let you do about it Soup is good food- We don't need you any more You made a good meal- We don't need you any more Now how do you feel- We don't need you any more To be shit out our ass And thrown in the cold like a piece of trash We're sorry You'll just have to leave Unemployment runs out after just six weeks How does it feel to be a budget cut?
You're snipped You no longer exist Your number's been purged from our central computer So we can rig the facts And sweep you under the rug See our chart?
DEAD KENNEDYS LYRICS - Soup Is Good Food
We're sorry We hate to interrupt But it's against the law to jump off this bridge You'll just have to kill yourself somewhere else A tourist might see you And we wouldn't want that I'm just doing my job, you know So say uncle And we'll take you to the mental health zoo Force feed you mind-melting chemicals Til even the outside world looks great In hi-tech science research labs It costs too much to bury all the dead The mutilated disease-injected Surplus rats who can't be used anymore So they're dumped with no minister present In a spiraling corkscrew dispose-all unit Ground into sludge and flushed away Aw geez Soup is good food You made a good meal, etc:.
We know how much you'd like to die We joke about it on our coffee breaks But we're paid to force you to have a nice day In the wonderful world we made just for you "Poor Rats", we human rodents chuckle At least we get a dignified cremation At yet At 6: Lyrics powered by LyricFind. Soup Is Good Food song meanings.
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In honor of ‘National Soup Month,’ a recipe and a story about the slogan, ‘Soup is good food’
General Comment Of course, there's another obvious undercurrent General Comment The main part of the song is just stating how bad the system is, that you can be fired, wiped from the system and 'swept under the rug', and institutionalised when you decide that this is wrong and you arent willing to take any more of it, all in the name of profit and 'efficiency'.
Then the song takes a bit of an surreal twist, with the 'surplus rats' and the people joking about how much you want to die around the water cooler. Why does Biafra start going on about rats? Beacuse the rats are you - the working man.
Soup Is Good Food
The people orhestrating all this and laughing about how you would like to die are the 'gods' - the bosses, managers, politicians, those in power who will use you up and wear you out like you were a lab rat. I agree with the Soylent Green reference as well, - 'Soup is good food' takes on a sinister twist if you think that the ground up 'human rodents' becoming the soup for the recently unemployed person, at the other end of this horrible slope. And so the circle is complete!
She was the one who coined the term "Soup is good food" as part of her loving approach to meals. Meanwhile, my maternal grandmother, Beauty, used to say she could find her religion in a bowl of matzo ball broth. My life was certainly transformed cooking with her at age 3 — throwing in "a bissell of this and a bissell of that," creating the most fragrant stone soup loaded with vegetables, and beef bones, or whatever she had on hand.
I felt empowered cooking with her.
Even as a tween, I fell in love with the city and its health food stores. My mission was to cook my grandmothers' recipes — but in a way that could keep my overweight, cancer-ridden father healthy and satisfied. So in honor of my dad, his Campbell's campaign and national soup month , I present this miso soup — a vegetarian twist on his mother's classic mushroom barley soup.
Bubbe Mary said the smell of this rich broth brought my dad back to life after fat-shaming bullies beat him up into a coma in sixth grade. Many years have passed, and my dad is now cancer free, vegan, and pounds. And I am a holistic nutritionist and cooking teacher. Dawn Lerman is a nutritionist, speaker and the author of "My Fat Dad: Here's author Dawn Lerman as a tween with her then-fat dad, Al, who later created the slogan, "Soup is good food" for Campbell's.
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