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  1. May 2017
  2. Jun 2015
    1. digital memory systems radically augment the scope and dura- tion of personal ritemory far beyond the lifespan of the person in question

      Yeah, if the memory is maintained. I can't even keep my iTunes library from disintegrating. If your hard drive crashes, you lose it all, unless it's backed up, in which case you're creating copies that too will differ and degrade.

    2. Forgetting allows such monstrous crimes to exist in the absence of moral response and thereby compounds their destruction

      This passage evoked Lyotard's The Differend.

    3. Forgetting is psychologically unhealthy: it leads to repression,

      This seems like kind of a big slippage (between forgetting & repression), imho.