Hear the Duck Hunt ticker tape

from Aesop Rock – Daylight Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

This is a two part reference: Duck Hunt was an old Nintendo video game in which, if it wasnt obvious, you shot at ducks with a gun shaped controller. It was generally considered mindless and repetetive.

Ticker tape was an old method of stock market trading in which the company name abbreviation and stock was printed on a long piece of paper. It is since outdated by computers. Most likely, the idea of this analogy is that the ideas and infastructures behind the current government and economic systems are mindless and outdated, and Western ideals in general need a revamp. He thinks of himself as a visionary, or at the very least enlightened to the current problems of the world.

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