Friday, September 11, 2009


At the root of every reminder of something which we must never forget there is a concern that we will do precisely that. Individuals' memories are fickle things, and people if left to their own devices will stubbornly form their own ways of forgetting and remembering. If a social unity is to be maintained or finessed out of the harnessed memories of people, we need images and narratives around which to harness everyone.

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