Kids’ Cogitations: Is it all just a dream?

for chainThe five year old: “Mummy I am not sure if I am happy because I am not sure I am here because I think I might just be a dream.

Me “Gosh. Ok. So, how do we decide if this is real or not I wonder?”

“I don’t know Mummy. And Mummy the other thing I think is that when I am asleep, the person who is dreaming me wakes up.”

I am proud.

I am a little afraid.

I am wondering why my parents forked out for my philosophy degree – the five year old pretty much has it nailed.

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