Why is a memory that retains EVERYTHING considered a 'good' memory? I have one of these, and, frankly, I would give anything to forget. To forget the irretrievable mistakes. The forget enough of the past that it stops getting in the way of my future.
To be honest, the accuracy of my memory is actually up for some debate. But there’s a close circle of people who assume it to be accurate, so the things I remember the way I remember them are not often questioned. Except when they are.
I know we are supposed to learn from everything that happens. But once it’s over, couldn’t we just remember the lesson and forget the teacher?