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"If Your Memory was Wiped, what Would You Be?"

A Democrat.

Did you ever see reruns of that old TV show The Prisoner? He woke up with amnesia every day. Sort of. It was an odd show.

You might want to look up that quote by Kierkegaard about the importance of forgetting.

For many years I complained that Americans had no sense of history. But in recent years I saw a good side to this. Contrast us with Europeans and others who fight wars for hundreds of years for reasons which have been lost, reasons which weren't all that great to begin with. Foreigners carry lots of baggage that Americans don't. "Get over it" strikes me as a healthy American way to live. How to do it is another matter...

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