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Facebook forgot about gender

SEABRIGHT D MORTIMER IS LEARNING TO LOOK AT A FORMER VERSION OF THEMSELF – AND NOT THROUGH FACEBOOK

Memory is the monster inside us. Someone said that, not me. I can’t remember who. I don’t particularly agree with it. As a writer, I rely on my memory for work; routinely plunging into the watery depths of my years for stimulus. I wonder if it’s a desire to change the past? This phenomenon of digging back into the head-crypt of moving images, objects and things. One must learn to live with all the bodies in one’s head. And mining them for their properties is a way of making sense of the people swirling around up there. How ethical it is, I don’t know. It’s possible these figures get restless and migrate to other organs – the heart and the gut, for food, recreation and a feel around.

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