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Song Lyric Sunday: School/Books/Learning

Most of us grew up studying from textbooks when we were in school. Now, some study notes made by their teachers. Study notes coming either in the form of sheets of paper stapled/bundled together or a neatly organised word document/power-point slides. Either way, it involves “learning” through the reading and understanding of so-called hard and cold facts and theories. Words and statements meant to be taken in and learnt.

In the 14 years that I’ve spent in school, all I’ve learnt is what the textbooks and notes have taught me. Facts, formulas, theories, applications et cetera. Diligently studying, doing homework, never questioning what work was given to me to review. I put my all into learning everything in hopes of preparing myself for the world. I believed that merely studying what has been given to me would be sufficient. However, that is not the case.

There are many things that school doesn’t teach through their textbooks or notes. You can’t learn everything through those.

One must also learn the importance of dealing with others as well as learning more about life itself.


Life is far more complicated as compared to how black and white books we are given to read in school makes it appear to be. To understand it, we must first understand that simply reading and studying what has already been written is insufficient. We must be willing to step out and actually experience for ourselves, this thing called “life”.

Original Image from Pixabay
Edited by me using PicsArt and Phonto

The theme for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday is School/Books/Learning, thus, my song choice for this week is “Shoddy Utopia Policy”.

Vocals: Kagamine Rin (Vocaloid) – Original
Music/Lyrics: Suzumu
Eng Subbed

English Lyrics from here.


My thoughts are always fleeting. Writing is the only way I can remember all the things that once crossed my mind.

9 thoughts on “Song Lyric Sunday: School/Books/Learning

    1. Glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Many vocaloid songs strong points are the lyrics and aesthetic. From what I understand, vocaloids are voice synthesisers and are used to turn song scripts into songs. ^^

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      1. If you’d like, I found a version where 6 (real) people sang the song together. I think they did a pretty good job even if they aren’t necessarily professional singers XD

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