Over the last few years, it's become clear to me that many people aren't interested in what's true. What they're interested in is believing things that make themselves feel good. This song is about those people.
Folks have the right to believe that unicorns exist and the world is flat if they want. But when it comes to fixing a host of desperate problems the world faces, the first step is to acknowledge that the problems exist. We're not doing very well at step one.