COLUMN: Do we all posses a memory bank, if so, how

2016-10-06 06:00
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“Choose ye who you are going to serve.” Sometimes I feel life is a science.

No, I know it is. But...

And that but is; how do you remember this, and How do you practice that.

You don’t. You live it. But how do you live it? You live it by recording everything you see, hear, smell, touch, and do. And you can imagine seeing gents and ladies braaing.

What do you do? You bank it in your memory. It gets filed there. And when you want to braai, you pull it out. And you do as you saw. And even better, you add in some music. And it is all fun.

You won’t do it with wood as your ancestors use to do. You will fit in with the times. Life is copying. You just copy what you see. There are times you want to copy what those close to you don’t do.

And what do you do? You get hit on a knuckle. “No,” you are told, “don’t do it.” And if you ask, “Why?” you are told, “We don’t do it here.” And if you say, “But I like it.” You are told, “You are trying to make yourself what you are not.”

Ouch, that hurts! I am sure you have experienced that. Maybe it was said to you. Or, you said it to someone else. Stick to us. Stick with us. Don’t go away. That’s not science. Science is curiosity.

Science wants to know what is happening out there. For example, is there intelligence in space? Is there? Everyone is curious to know.

And if there is, what will happen? I am sure some would like to go there.

Already some are preparing to go to Mars. And by preparing I mean that. They are going. There is no turning back. They know how long it will take them to get there. They know what to expect when they get there.

They know how they are going to live. And more curious, they know they are not coming back. They are going to die there. Imagine if one of them was your relative. How were you going to feel?

What would you say to her? Please don’t go? This person is not doing what others are doing. She is living somewhere else. Her mind is not here. It is on Mars. So are you. Where is your mind?

Where are you living? I’d like you to think about that for a while.

Don’t rush. Take your time. And when you are ready, you can tell yourself. Some people are angry. They are so angry they want everybody to be angry.

“Why are you not angry?” they ask. “Let us kill them!” I’m exaggerating. But you get the drift. Right now our country is on fire.

Will we get them? Will they prevail? Let’s hope so. Stay positive.

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