October 21, 2015 4:55 PM EDT

Turns out the President of the United States is a Back to the Future fan.

In honor of Back to the Future Day, Barack Obama reached out to Michael J. Fox on Twitter and got a tad philosophical and reflective about the state of the future as it really stands today.

“Ever think about the fact that we live in the future we dreamed of then?” he says in awe. “That’s heavy, man.”

Fox hasn’t responded just yet, but Marty McFly probably agrees: That sure is heavy, man.


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