I caught myself believing
That I needed God
And if it's out there somewhere
We sure could use him now
Vedder, who is outspokenly left-leaning, may be saying this verse with sarcasm. He is quoted as saying:
People on death row, the treatment of animals, women’s right to choose. So much in America is based on religious fundamentalist Christianity. Grow up! This is the modern world!
To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “Mind Your Manners” by Pearl Jam Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box