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A game of memory and sorrow.

Memory is neither friend nor foe and when we find ourselves afraid of the past or a suffering that still lives within us we often as reflex seek to fight it, but in pushing, rejecting, setting ourselves against a painful memory or experience that is perhaps so visceral and intimate that it incorporates and becomes entangled as though foundational part of ourselves, we must be careful not push against ourselves and in such partition, to only and ever generate more sorrows, more doubt, more suffering and fear.

Memory is a burden, at times, but it is not an adversary. The more we fight our memories and experiences, the more they become the necessary shape as arc and trajectory of our future selves and even a superficial review of the history of civilisation on this planet unveils the fact that this observation embodies.

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