The future. That's what humanity is constantly aiming for. This ever elusive moving target that nobody can really define.
What is unfortunate about our modern day society is our inability to understand our ancient past.
Apparently it is quite difficult to actually know one's purpose. In fact, there have been a plethora of books written just on this topic alone because most people struggle with finding an answer to the question.
Pretty much every Christian has heard of the Passover. It's one of the religious stories that's ingrained into every fiber of our being.