Well, we grow up and finally get to determine what our future will look like, except most of us submit to the established circumstances. We lose sight of the fact that we can still design everything everything around us, on a much grander scale than just playing with toys.
The term sandbox is used to explain open-ended games without a right way of playing. That is essentially what life is.
We, as designers, politicians, engineers, and citizens, have to embrace the creativity we have to shape the world around us. We are all small figures just trying to survive. Despite all of the constant, and sometimes repetitive, obstacles, I genuinely still see our future by its potential.
I was continuing to shrink, to become…what? The infinitesimal? What was I? Still a human being?
– The Incredible Shrinking Man