Where would I ever be without you?
How could I hope to seize the tablet of values and redact 'em?
Foolish I know but I'm about to die
About to die

from Dirty Projectors – About To Die Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The narrator knows it’s foolish to lament his past love but doesn’t want to change the values that attract him to her lest he face the spectre of total existential meaninglessness i.e. “death”

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