The advantage of a bad memory is that, several times over, one enjoys the same good things for the first time
Nietzsche Human all too Human, 580
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The last topic I wanted to discuss with you is brain damage and diseases
Oh, of course, we have him! Everyone knows him now because of the movie “Memento”.
I liked that movie because it is surprisingly accurate 😊
Can I quote you on that? 😊
Sure, most blockbusters deal with memory loss in totally implausible ways, so … 👍
We actually have him in the article for multiple reasons.
Obviously: like Leborgne, he too suffered from epileptic seizures, and his memory loss was due to the operation to “cure” them
Indeed! We go into detail about why splitting the brain in half sometimes works
Yeah, it isn’t really a “cure” though 😏
That’s what we try to point out, but it is similar to brain cancer: better to cut it out
I see your point, the lesser evil, but it is frustrating
Not actually being able to heal it, only to treat it with such coarse interventions
The next article actually is about the future and the brain
Meaning new medical technologies?
Yes and no … 😉
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