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>>It's still hard to recall from where ideas floating around in your head may
>>have had their specific origin.
>And is there any reason to know this?
Well, what I meant, was, is there any reason behind _acting_ on ideas to
know where they came from?
With some degree of hero worship, yeah, I suppose- one wants to do what
one's hero did, if one can.
But, on the other hand, there ain't any real reason to trace the etiology
of one's memories at all times, or even in general.
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