Total Recall Here We Come

I knew that one day all my childhood science fiction dreams would come true.

This article is the beginning of the Philip K. Dick story that turned into one of my favorite Arnold films, Total Recall. It seems that scientists might be onto being able to help us selectively regulate our memory retention.  It works in fruit flies, lets try mice! Yes, some possible applications might be to help people with PTSD let go or forget, but it could also be used to wipe out peoples memories of say … being abducted by the CIA? That leads me to –>

This article. Calm down! Flash cards… soon to be appearing on the list of things you aren’t allowed to bring on an airplane. What year is it? 1984? He was trying to learn Arabic so they had to take him down? Are Arabs enemies of the state? No! of course not! Just like all people, some of them are bad, some of them are good, and most of the rest are inbetween. Just to keep the movie theme going this is just like the Terry Gilliam film Brazil! An overzealous government department gone crazy!

Even as a brand new father. I think this one is ridiculous. Hot Dogs always remind me of the Harry Harrison book Make Room, Make Room! which got turned into the classic Charleston Heston film Soylent Green. Who knows what is in hot dogs… people? Spend some time eating with your kids and making sure they are eating properly. Learn first aid and CPR. You could be their hero. Literally.

Okay. That is enough of a rant.


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