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Originally posted by czacza1
and add to it that all the memories from the previous life comes to kids in the age up to 6 years (with small number of exceptions). it shows that up to this age we are in some kind of transition state.
you can find a lot valuable information on that in the Jim Tucker"s book - "Life before life".
I am sure it has got something to do with that. amnesia is for our selfprotection IMO.
cheers. good thread. S&F
Putting this together I would imagine that suddenly being forced into a birth canal by the contraction of the muscles of what you percieve as the entire world probably counts for a trauma. Imagine standing in a small closet and the walls suddenly enveloping you and squeezing you tightly towards a vent or something. Just on a physical level this cannot be anywhere near comfortable. On a psychological level? I'd imagine that, from a mental standpoint, being born must be about as frightening as if one were to jump from an airplane without a parachute. I'd assume that this phenomenon of transient amnesia is probably a huge part of why we cannot recall our births. I would also imagine that brain chemistry, in infants, works in such a way as to preclude production of certain protiens that aid in memory formation or something like that.
Originally posted by MischeviousElf
Nice Thread BTL,
Basic science and pyschology neural networking may seem to answer it, however I am sure as alluded to by some there is something deeper going on.
I cant remember what I had for lunch, dinner and tea on the 2nd of this month, well I can but it is not a very very vivid memory and I am unsure of it;s validity lol.
As someone who cares a lot for someone with Dementia namely alzeimers, and having only slept about 14 hours in 4 days due to this and the problems real lack of short term memory causes, lol it woriies me massively...
So even though I would like to know the ins and outs of your Q, and it is intriguing,
I will just try and keep my short to medium term OK and in top spick span because when that goes the indignity of me walking around in Don Johnson type clothes with no socks in the UK, lol cos I think I am a teeneager again and chasing teenage girls does not even bare thinking about....