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Shift from “what to memorize” to “how to memorize”

Dear my memory,

Why were you so incapable of keeping the password of my Hotmail account? Because of you, I had to try several incorrect passwords which ended up shutting my account 2 years ago (because I registered my old phone’s address as a back up).
Why you couldn’t even say a line of any Japanese famous poem when I was asked to say?

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Do not forget me

As the “Chilean 18” ―one of the most important Chilean weekends for the patriot day on Sept 18― is about to finish, it seems to me that Sept 11 (the day of military coup) was long time ago.
Since we human beings forget things, we tend to register some important events like Chilean 9.11 as a history. But sometimes it’s not that simple: it is quite surprising to see how little is written about the 17-year-long dictatorship in Chilean history textbook.
Likewise, in Thailand, on the other side of the planet, the historical person (not even an “event”) is about to be erased from its history.
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