Soon we will be living in the mythological past
There's a theory expounded in Childhood's End that at least some of our mythology isn't the muddled memory of a distant past, but visions of a future we will someday inhabit.
I offer, as evidence of this, a wizard on a broomstick:
Now someone just has to work out how to genetically engineer a horn onto a horse's head and we're set!
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