"If he could forget, I would be so happy." He thought to himself. "A memory makes things real, memories can be fabricated and re fabricated, but not by children. Children remember everything, adults twist things to their liking. Most people lie all the time, they lie to themselves. Most people want to be happier, even though it's excessive happiness that makes them so miserable.
"I want another yogurt" the boy shouted loudly into his fathers ear.
"No you don't! you just had three and you ate supper, you're just thirsty" this father handed him a bottle of room temperature water.