By writing the book is Art come to realize that he cannot prepare his children for the world in which they will become adults. “I can’t teach them what they need later, in a society that doesn’t exist yet,” he says AD.
Because the world is changing so quickly, the presenter wants his children especially flexibility and the ability to deal with change. “I hope to give them so much self-confidence that they can approach the world with an open mind.”
The century of my daughters consists of supplemented and expanded columns from his eponymous series in Het Parool. For the series, Art spoke to scientists and experts about what the future will look like.