While I appreciate your description of the positive effect of optimism, your title didn’t match the story. Redefining memory as history, and then asserting you can change your memories… does not mean you can change history. Memories are perceptions of history. And as you say, they come with different perspectives. You can change your perceptions and your perspectives, but alas, that does not change history. One’s recollection is not the same as history.

Silicon Valley Tech Exec: Cloud, Data Storage, Automation. Author of fascinating articles about history, tech trends, andpop culture. Blog: http://billpetro.com

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