I wanted out of the Biblical bets
Oblique city credentials
It's everything that I've ever known
Coca-Cola's Rosetta Stone
Vocalist Thomas Mars make a claim about capitalism, and how people in contemporary-society treat corporations with religious dedication.
The reference to Coca-Cola’s Rosetta Stone is describing how a brand can be translated to meaning just a generic item (i.e. Cola equals soda) or a tissue equals Kleenex. Brands can become so large their names are used as generic terms or being translated as such in any language.
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