Wow, I will have to reread your article, so many thought-provoking ideas to digest. I will also watch the movie again, which I have. Thank you for the mind-bending article (apologies for the pun). You had me thinking about a piece I wrote today and how I agonised about publishing it. What was it that made me feel so uncomfortable. Was it me trying to protect my ego from:
Facing up to some uncomfortable truths.
Telling myself that it is something I should forget and focus on more positive experiences and outlooks.
The past is the past, and what is the use of recalling painful experiences. You have now convinced me to publish the article.