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Greg: "I hope people learn to question what seems obvious, because usually there is deeper meaning to it that is contrary to what appears on the surface. There is an inner logic."
"The inner logic [in the song] is that truth that no one tells you about and that you have to learn by yourself... that the secret of America lies in its protection of corporate profits above everything else. All of our institutions are erected to protect corporations, and bolster their profits. Very few people are aware of this, particularly those work at corporations like medical care facilities, or government agencies, ordrug companies, who think that they are functioning to help Americans live better. But they cannot deny that their ability to help is limited totally by their ability to make a large profit for the company. Therefore, they, like the US government, are less concerned with people's well-being than they are with the economic well-being of their company... welcome to America."
"I was reading [...] a biography about the Rockefeller family and learning about the fact that these huge corporations had some kind of inner workings that most people were not privy to. I remember seeing a lot of parallels between the major labels and the Rockefeller monolith of companies that they had and realizing that it wasn't that comfortable for me to be part of that machinery."