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Linda Eva Williams Yes, and the things I've "forgotten", are mostly repressed (death of brother, no support systems...). We block to save ourselves from pain.
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Patricia Black Agree.
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Lynn Tait Ha and from confronting reality - oh for the love of denial. Forgetting teaches and shows me nothing.
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Linda Eva Williams You talk about "forgetting/denial" as a choice. Very puritanical, don't ya think: to say that something our unconscious or subconscious mind rejects is not a useful survival mechanism? We must learn something, or it is useless? Forgive me if I misint...See more
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Stan Burfield I think reality is built out of forgettable things, the minor things. But even more, most of reality has never been seen by human eyes, say nothing about remembered. And all of them happened, and acted on each other and formed the universe and bound it together. If we and our memories had never existed, reality would be little different than it is now.
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Magnus Grendel Samson Coleman AMEN, AMEN, AMEN...
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Brandi Michielsen Have yet to find a delete button on memories. Selective at times, not appreciative if someone else drudges past up, that is best forgotten. Spending time in the subconscious, when events of the day trigger a foggy / clear memory and not being sure if was something experienced, told or viewed, can be a good thing, as it brings knowledge / healing / freedom from mind clutter.
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