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  • "What do you want to be when you grow up?", he asked.
    "Why can't I be what I already am."
    "Well, what are you?"
    "I'm happy."
    "So you want to be happy when you're older?"
    "Among other things, yes. What about you?"
    "A pilot."
    "A fighter pilot?"
    "No no, an airline pilot."
    "What if we teleport by the time you're grown up and all the robots eat up the airplanes?"
    "In that case I'd like to leave the universe by teleportation or at least leave the galaxy and discover unseen places."
    "What if you run into aliens that look like dinosaurs with seven-fingered hands?"
    "I'll go underground, I will. Or teleport back home to mom and dad."
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