Towards a deeper clarity of not understanding.
Things that we talked about. The purpose of fiction (continued). Reality and suspension of disbelief. A new question: does a desirable experience have any value if it's instantly forgotten? For example if I offered you a two week beach holiday would you accept if it was a condition that your memory of the holiday would be wiped at the end of the holiday? The relative value of (a) an experience while you are experiencing it and (b) your memory of the experience later.