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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Fugazi, Apr 16, 2002.

  1. Fugazi

    Fugazi Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 17, 2001 Messages: 1,298 Likes Received: 1
    Tonight's question. What do you think of your memory? If you could have it be perfect, would you? Do you like it the way it is? Do you wish you could remember less? Sometimes I think our memories are a mixed blessing. First off, there's some things people wouldn't want to remember. Being abused as a child, domestic violence, traumatic events, etc. But what about the good things. Imagine if you could recall everything about your childhood... day by day... Would this be a good thing, or would it keep you from moving on in your life? Think about a friend or family member that has passed on. If you could remember all the times you were with them, would you? Or would the pain be too much for you to bear? Sometimes I think it's good that we forget and move on... sometimes I wish I could remember more. Without our memories, would we even exist? I dunno, just thought maybe someone might have insights or an urge to discuss it. Peace.
  2. NoamChomsky

    NoamChomsky Guest

    UMMM... I forgot what i was gonna say.
  3. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,578 Likes Received: 3
    my memory is perfect , the way it is.
  4. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 41
    imnot really sure idf id like to remember everything, actually i would, because ive forgotten the good over the years but the bad has stayed with me, so yeah i wish i could remember everything that way id get the good memories back.
  5. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 22,906 Likes Received: 113
    i have a selective memory. i remember everything i need to, and forget everything my wife tells me
  6. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    i am

    the elephant of the family...
  7. imported_grim540

    imported_grim540 Member

    Joined: Jul 16, 2001 Messages: 465 Likes Received: 0
    I dont remember where I shit last
  8. blood as ink

    blood as ink Guest

    i tend to remember everything...and i hold grudges!:p
  9. When

    When 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: May 4, 2000 Messages: 10,294 Likes Received: 3
    i dont think i would want to remember 'everything'
    some things are good to forget
    and all the things that are important to me are in my mind vault
    maybe ill forget them someday
    and to them i would say, good riddance
    it just makes room for the new things to come
    out with the old in with the new right?
  10. I Luv Roo

    I Luv Roo Member

    Joined: Aug 20, 2001 Messages: 733 Likes Received: 0
    nobody really 'forgets' anything. It just goes to the subconscious part of your mind, and you have it with you forever. If there is something disturbing your subconscious, it may hinder your happiness, so you have to dig it out and deal with it in order to let it go and move on.
  11. footsoldier

    footsoldier Senior Member

    Joined: May 23, 2000 Messages: 1,885 Likes Received: 2
    weird..i was just talkin about this last night..its so fuckin weird how i cant distinguish anything from one summer to another..its like they all blurred together...christmas is supposed to be importannt but i dont know what i did 2 years ago...it really made me think about whats important if im just forgetting all of it anyway....
  12. swif1

    swif1 Veteran Member

    Joined: Dec 13, 2001 Messages: 7,067 Likes Received: 29
    Dumonde vs Lange - "Memory"
  13. !CEBERG

    !CEBERG Member

    Joined: Apr 13, 2002 Messages: 444 Likes Received: 0
    yea... memory....

    welp i have a selective memory

    and umm since i got into an accident and smashed out some windows ended up with the car literally on my head it hasnt gotten any better

    it wasnt great in the first place

    its more photographic than anything else

    so i wish i could remember more shit overall, i often forget things
  14. seven.13

    seven.13 Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Oct 5, 2000 Messages: 3,572 Likes Received: 19
    I wouldnt want to forget anything... wouldnt want to forget any lessons learned from all the'bad' times.

    It's odd though..my memory goes way back and i have memories of all sorts of details.
  15. Pilau Hands

    Pilau Hands Guest

    i can remember a lot of things....but i can't remember most of my small kid time. it wasn't traumatic or anything, in fact i'm pretty sure i had a kickass little span of years there. at times i think i recall certain instances, but who knows how much you changed them around.

    i remember i threw up at burger king on my 6th birthday.
    i remember walking down the street from my babysitter's house and holding my mom's hand when she picked me up...but we must have done that walk dozens of times, so am i recalling this ONE instance like i think, or is it a composite?

    those are some of the clearest memories i have of being small.

    have you ever seen a photograph of you when you were little and tried to imagine what it looked like as you look out from those 5 year old eyes? it's pretty weird...false memory. my way of trying to get some. i miss childhood

    "...and the price of a memory is the memory of the sorrow it brings"
    - Adam Duritz

    "I've got memories, I've got shit."
    - Eddie Vedder