Here's the thing about Treat, at least the last couple albums - it's like they're imitating the faux-intellectual, pseudo-deep lyrics that Rush & Yes spit out on 90% of their stuff (NOTE: I *like* Rush and Yes). And so you get nonsense like that. Still a tremendous album though!
Overall, I love this album. "After You're Gone" is definitely my favorite track. I do think it drags a bit in the middle but is overall really good. I will agree with those mentioning some of the tracks are too long. I'd also mention, I could really, really do without the voiceover/talking during "Shadowman". Just gimme the song, not the dumb talking, thank you.