[LMB] Memory

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Mon Jan 29 17:43:29 GMT 2018

Howard Brazee wrote:

>Memory is not as sharp as reality.   We don't remember pain

To which Marc Wilson replied, "for which I, for one, am truly thankful."

Pain is its own kind of timeless "now."  I am reminded of the Emily Dickinson poem:

Pain has an element of blank;
It cannot recollect
When it began, or if there was
A time when it was not.

It has no future but itself,
Its infinite realms contain
Its past, enlightened to perceive
New periods of pain.

obLMB:  here's hoping that no one perceives wormhole travel as pain.  Ick!


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