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We must address, individually and collectively, moral and ethical issues ra

We must address, individually and collectively, moral and ethical issues raised by cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence and biotechnology, which will enable significant life extension, designer babies, and memory extraction.
Posted 4 months ago

People don't realize that now is all there ever is there is no past or futu

People don't realize that now is all there ever is there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.
Posted 4 months ago

The human brain had a vast memory storage. It made us curious and very crea

The human brain had a vast memory storage. It made us curious and very creative. Those were the characteristics that gave us an advantage - curiosity, creativity and memory. And that brain did something very special. It invented an idea called 'the future
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My dad took me for an audition once, to show me, 'OK, you want to be a chil

My dad took me for an audition once, to show me, 'OK, you want to be a child actor, this is what it's like.' I sang a folk song about donkeys on this West End stage with this big director, and there was a queue of 200 girls all singing 'Memory.' I was ter
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Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force.

Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory.
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When I read a book I liked, I would get a pen and one of my father's legal

When I read a book I liked, I would get a pen and one of my father's legal pads and rewrite it from memory as if I had thought of it myself. It was a clear sign that I wanted to be involved in writing, even if it was just pretend at that point.
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Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civi

Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.
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During the first couple of years at school... I used to take my lunch and g

During the first couple of years at school... I used to take my lunch and go down by the old fair grounds & sit alone by the side of the road & eat it... Those lovely, lonely lunches stick deep in my memory as unhappy times.
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When the last red man shall have perished from the earth and his memory amo

When the last red man shall have perished from the earth and his memory among the white men shall have become a myth, these shores will swarm with the invisible dead of my tribe. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just and deal kindly with my p
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No memory is ever alone; it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen tr

No memory is ever alone; it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.
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Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.

Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.
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Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which l

Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features.
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