This is a philosophical statement. It is intended to spark thinking and examining.
“No. Dad I don’t believe it. You’re telling me, that the future is, can only be, more of this?”
“This is the way things are. You can’t change nature, son.”
“Change is nature, Dad, the part that we can influence. And it starts when we decide.”
“Where are you going?”
“With luck, forward.”
— from the movie Ratatouille