Invocations: Intercourse of Minds

Our memories are tricky things, adapting and evolving, sometimes unduly influenced by outside sources. Our own minds often can not be trusted to hold anything related to objective reality. But in a essay written in 2013 for the New York Review of books, neurologist Oliver Sacks, himself the author of many wonderful explorations of memory and loss, wrote on what is perhaps a silver lining.

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