Roger Waters told Mojo magazine that the song is meant to be satirical. (Source Another Brick In The Wall Songfacts). He explained: “You couldn’t find anybody in the world more pro-education than me. But the education I went through in boys’ grammar school in the ’50s was very controlling and demanded rebellion. The teachers were weak and therefore easy targets. The song is meant to be a rebellion against errant government, against people who have power over you, who are wrong. Then it absolutely demanded that you rebel against that.”

Edited by Tedtrivia on 10 Dec 2009, 18:38

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