This is a conversation between lead singer Tyler Joseph and his mother. She asks a question regarding her aging, but in a rather grandiose fashion: she asks him to get her a house of gold.
They go on to leave what they know to pursue their “dreams.” However, this was a bad decision, and they just did their best to think that this was a good decision, but here’s the kicker:
Tyler realizes that life’s dreams and aspirations are pointless, seeing as how you can’t control every aspect of life. .