What Does This Sign Express?

Due to a recent incident at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C., Twitter is lately discussing allegedly confusing signs. Mark Joseph Stern, a writer with Slate, shares this image that he photographed at a ferry in Quebec.

I read this sign as expressing that centering oneself requires that adults must find within themselves their inner children and the child must seek out their adult future selves. This is necessary on the journey to enlightenment.

The designers probably made the sign like this because the text would be too long if it was necessary to write the sentiment in both English and French.

-via Super Punch

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sandyra is close. It's a maritime safety sign, specifically a Muster Station Sign. And the International Standards Organization (ISO) took a look at it and said wtf? It's being replaced with this one.
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I think you are supposed to get to the middle of the ferry if there is a problem with the boat or bad weather/high waves and such. It's safer in the middle than by the sides of the ferry.
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