If you’ve seen the movie ’50 first dates’ , you might remember how the heroine Lucy struggles with her condition of temporary memory loss. She keeps on forgetting about her past every next morning. You might also remember how her family and the protagonist Henry put in their efforts to bring her back to reality each morning. Their arduous task involves showing her a set of video tapes of her past and doing a quick rewind of her life till then. She is more or less influenced by their efforts.
Now, how Lucy’s story is significant in a big picture of life? Think of each human child born on earth as a Lucy. She spends about five years of her life unaware of her surroundings just like the first few moments when Lucy in the movie wakes up from her sleep. Then a significant period in each human’s life is spent on learning the advancements his ancestors had made and just to know that where he stands on the ladder of evolution. There after he starts from where his predecessors have stopped and climbs on the ladder until he meets a temporary loss of memories; his death. What do you say?