Friday, November 09, 2007

"I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is."

"in the archives of the brain, our lives linger or disappear
(national geographic)
There is a 41-year-old woman, an administrative assistant from California known in the medical literature only as “AJ,” who remembers almost every day of her life since age 11. There is an 85-year-old man, a retired lab technician called “EP,” who remembers only his most recent thought. She might have the best memory in the world. He could very well have the worst.
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post title: alan watts quote

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