The Argument 1

The Argument 1

The Argument 1 is the fourteenth song on The Theory of Everything. It is also the fourteenth song on the first CD, and the third song in Phase II: Symmetry. It is twenty-four seconds long. It is preceded by "Diagnosis" and followed by "The Rival's Dilemma."

Liner Notes Edit

"Is the Psychiatrist's experimental drug worth the risk? The Mother and Father have vastly different views - and motivations."


The Father: Mike Mills

The Mother: Cristina Scabbia

Lyrics Edit

How could you even contemplate
Experimenting on our child?
Were you only thinking of yourself again?

No! Why shouldn’t I want to help him
You make it sound like it’s a crime
I’m not giving up, this isn’t over!

The Theory of Everything Next:
"The Rival's Dilemma"