Sunday, September 29, 2013

And Speaking of Memory . . . (Remember?)

Yesterday evening, Marash Girl opened a Chinese Fortune Cookie which gave her the following message:

"A good memory is fine, but the ability to forget is the one true test of greatness. . ." By that definition, Marash Girl, and many of the rest of us, have passed the one true test of greatness . . . But then, what is it that we are willing to forget?  Yosef Hahim Yerushalmi (Zakhor) or Alan Wolfe (The Blessings of Exile) may want to weigh in on that thought . . .

P.S.  The other side of the message instructed Marash Girl how to say "orange" in Chinese!  Now there was a coincidence, since orange is Marash Girl's favorite color!


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