children are blank slates
'Every generation is a completely blank slate.
It just occurred to me today that many things do not exist in Hayden's perceptual world.
She has no idea about death, drugs, sex, burns, hate, homosexuality, abortion, cells, atoms, global warming, cancer, insanity, depression, anxiety, betrayal, religion, a perceptual higher power, war... it's no wonder kids are so happy. Maybe Adam and Eve in that garden were just children.
But if they were children, wouldn't it be abundantly predictable that those kids are gonna get into them apples...'