Frontman Jon Foreman
revealed to CCM Magazine
that this song "is a conversation with a well-known law of physics." He added: "The question is this: If in the physical world things naturally move closer together, why are we falling apart? War and rumors of war, divorce, hatred, violence, and everything else on the evening news seems to contradict gravity. This song is a fun happy-clappy tune about a grave matter: "Sons of my enemies, why can't we seem to keep it together?"