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A History of First Place

This book asks why we remember who we do by describing the lives of various individuals who've had their contributions to society overlooked, forgotten, or written out of history.

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  Damnatio Memoriae : A form of dishonour in the Roman Senate deeming that a person must not be remembered. Latin for  "damnation of memory."

Damnatio Memoriae: A form of dishonour in the Roman Senate deeming that a person must not be remembered. Latin for "damnation of memory."

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  “There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time.”    —  David Eagleman      

“There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time.”

— David Eagleman

 

 

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