2015年7月7日星期二

Selective Forgetfulness vs Forced Forgetfulness

Some say that it is lucky to be able to forget!
Who says so must refer to the ability
to selectively forget those sad memories only, 
but not the happy ones~


But it is not so happy if one is 
forced to forget due to age or disease:

When one gets old, 
one tends to lose memories 
due to aging brain functions; or 

When one gets disease 
such as Alzheimer's Disease,  
one tends to lose memories 
due to damaging brain functions 
caused by the disease. 

It is sad that one will lose memories of 
both happy and sad memories.

It is even more sad to be self aware that 
memories are losing, and all attempts 
to retain them are in vain.
  

The author of "Still Alice" on why she writes this book

 

Still Alice - OST 


Still Alice - Film clips