What Effect Would TOTALLY Perfect Memory Have?

Henry M. Wieman wiemanh at ma.ultranet.com
Thu Sep 5 10:15:44 EST 1996


In article <1996Sep5.113321.27119 at jarvis.cs.toronto.edu>,
   emc at madrox (Eric Manshun Choi) wrote:
>I am in the process of writing a science fiction story in which one of
>the characters has the ability to literally remember EVERYTHING that he
>sees or reads. 
>How would such an ability affect his mind?  Would he be able to cope, or
>would the overload of information drive him insane?
>
>Any input would be much appreciated.  Thank you very much!
>
Well, I CAN remember everything and it HAS driven me insane and any further 
input would be most UNwelcome :)

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