Paraphrased, he said that "I believe that we, as a civilzation, have a collective case of amnesia". A statement which illuminated many things for me, and which has already changed some of my thinking.
I might say, though, that it might not be as much amnesia, as the lack of knowledge that an orphan has about where they came from. An orphan cannot, of course, know or understand their origins unless someone who knows their story can relate it to them. Or unless they find a lost history of their family...a book of geneology, or a family bible, or even an ancestor's journal.
I certainly hope that we can find our collective family bible, and thank Mr. Hancock for his attempts to do so.
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