We ask children: “Who do you want to be when you grow up?” The answers are commonplace: sports star, pop star, actress and astronaut. You’re unlikely to hear: “I want to become a revolutionary”. … For surrealist artists such as Frida Kahlo revolution was viewed as a virtue. To be a revolutionary was to possess moral excellence, and a capacity to act. Indeed, to set forth and create a world with meaning, a world that reflects your needs and values – who doesn’t want to achieve that? I know what I want to be when I grow up.