Blog Prompt 17: (choose one) Leonard relies upon scribbled notes to connect him to his past. He says that eyewitness testimony is worthless: “Memory can change the shape of a room…” Is he right? Do you think our memories are more reliable than his notes? Hume says identity is just a habit we have. Do you think Hume would see Leonard’s condition as any different from our own? Do you agree with Leonard’s statement that we all need mirrors to remind us who we are? In the movie the mirrors were his notes, the photographs, and tattoos. What has he become by relying upon them? What would you become without your own mirrors? How does a view of self that relies upon mirrors fit with Hume’s theory?
I make a lot of mistakes which I learn from. Im not perfect and I know it i can admit it and own up to it. I find it that the hardest step in fixing a problem is admitting you have one. I try to admit to it however I'm not perfect so sometimes I don't see what is right in front of my nose. It maybe be right in front of my nose but I may also miss the actual excruciating smell. I sometimes have a problem picking a side because I can argue both.
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