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A Flawed Memory of Yesterday

I've been reading Ecclesiastes lately. While the vast majority of this book is full of depth, one verse of Solomon's particularly jumped out at me today, 7:10... "Do not say, 'Why were the old days better than these?' For it is not wise to ask such questions."

I think that many of us live too much in the past. Why can't things be the way they were? Why did everything have to change? Solomon's word's are direct and to the point... "not a good idea." Why not? I always answer that by saying "were they really better, or do you just remember them as better?"

I have a horrible memory. With the exception to song lyrics and movie quotes (especially Will Ferrell quotes). Other than that, I'm in big trouble. I'm 35 years old and I already have a horrible memory. You know your memory is going when you have to be introduced to the same person 4 or 5 times and you know a 6th introduction is inevitable. I actually "re-met"(…