Jiayang Fan discusses the sobering realities of a new ignorant generation in modern-day China. A generation unable to educate themselves for the simple reason that there is no trace of it online.
The conversation got me to thinking about the power of memory.
While it sometimes feels like it would be easier to erase our mistakes much like the procedure in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, such a choice is inherently short-sighted.
Without the past how can we learn from our failures?
How can we ever get to where we need to be?