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My Name Is Society

I cause one's self confidence to crumble away Like a worn-down building left to decay I infect the minds of the old and young Trapping them in the isolated web I've strung I force others to believe they aren't good enough They must be tall, skinny, beautiful or buff My name is body image I am seen throughout education, employment, and social rights Taking expectations to soaring heights I make women assume that it's acceptable to be used as objects Or men must be strong and can't ever cry in any prospect I don't allow genders to be reassigned You must be your birth gender defined My name is gender roles and discrimination I can cause impressions with just one glance individual expression isn't given a chance I create the illusion that one race defines all Fabricating personas big or small I seem to compel others to act Solely based on a skin color abstract My name is racial socialization I am needed to have success Until one obtains me they'll never rest I drive individuals into the ground Instruments of money don't make a sound If money is power Where is my crown? My name is money obsession Together We are called society

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