The future

“Children, you are the future,' he said, and today I realise he did not mean it the way it sounded.
The reason children are the future is not that they will one day be grownups. No, the reason is that mankind is moving more and more in the direction of infancy, and childhood is the image of the future.”

(Milan Kundera: The Book of Laughter and Forgetting)

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