Inevitable Consequence Of Progress

Chopper standing in the clearing, fuelled and ready to rideCaptain in the doorway, telling us to step insidelast minute check, all weapons setparachute and right sightgoing to drop in on the jungleand grease some stone age tribeThe ‘sarge jokes about taking out the last linkto his troubled pastas we hit the canopy. I feel a shadow across my heartChorus:Inevitable Consequence of Progress –is what he said to meinevitable Consequence of Progress –in the judgement of historyinevitable Consequence of Progress –going to change your destinyAnd I felt the sun, sun, sun, the Son, Son, Songoing down on meThe pilot pulled the chopper aroundand we got into positionwe made all the right moves andthere wasn’t any real oppositionCrazy tribesmen shooting arrows at the ‘ship overheadSuch a wierd spectaclethe ‘sarge he smiled and he said"There’s a new world coming andthere ain’t no place for them–Don’t feel sad son for what history has condemned."Inevitable Consequence of Progress –is what he said to meinevitable Consequence of Progress –in the judgement of historyinevitable Consequence of Progress –going to change your destinyAnd I felt the sun, sun, sun, the Son, Son, Sonhad gone down on meBridge:I’ve been waiting for the clouds to clearI’ve been waiting for the dawnI’ve been waiting for the fear to subsideand for the sun to make me warm again"Live and let live" — step into real life,step into the lifeline boy

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