Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Forget to Remember
Jonah Lehrer (Proust Was a Neuroscientist; How We Decide) discusses the virtue of forgetting in a 2007 post on his blog, The Frontal Cortex. Think what you would experience if you remembered every perception, every recollection of every perception and thought. If you think such a non-fadeable photographic mind a consummation devoutly to be wished, read Lehrer's post, and the comments it received.