Hypotheses, Theories and Us

Here’s your muti Tom, I say. He has already snuggled into bed. You need to remember to take it yourself, fella.
“It’s open to scientific debate, Dad” says my sleepy open-minded critic.
True boy, that’s why we see if it helps you. As long as you benefit from it we give it, if it stops helping you we stop giving it. (I’m chuffed that my “Question everything” lessons seem to be working!).
“Do I take it for the rest of my life?”
Well, that’ll be up to you. Once you’re on your own you’ll make your own decisions. I won’t be involved.
“Oh. Night night Daddy. Love you”.