Sort of similar to most backbones at camp Icarus
In Greek mythology, the story of Icarus is how Icaraus, the son of a master craftsman, tried to build wings and fly to his escape, like the origami wings mentioned earlier in the song. Ignoring instructions not to fly too close to the sun, the melting wax caused him to fall into the sea where he drowned. In some alternate versions of the story, Icarus falls and breaks his back — hence the reference to backbones at “camp Icarus”.
The term “Icarus complex” can be seen as a juxtaposition between a will to achieve the American dream only to fall short of it. People who belong to camp Icarus are the ones “following around the jungle gym” who crave fame just for the sake of fame. Just like Icarus, their ambition for success (or “to build an origami dream”) is trumped by their hubris and lack of abilities to create something unique and meaningful.
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