still Alice

Cassandra 2022-04-23 07:01:58

The mother who is not an older mother has Alzheimer's disease, and various stages of memory loss begin to appear. She and her family suffered more and more, but her family did not leave... There are more and more people in the world suffering from this disease, and they are obviously younger, and the more serious ones will destroy themselves or seriously attack others. The patients and their families in such a scene should How painful... "Still Alice" is not a good work at the film level, but what is the purpose of our own discussion of philosophy and pursuit of art? ? ? In the limited three-dimensional space, I think, everything should be ranked behind the humanistic level. No matter how advanced science and technology, no matter how advanced medicine is, and no matter how old human beings are, if life is unhappy, then everything will be meaningless. This is the meaning of the existence of this movie. Thank you to the creators for choosing this stubborn disease that human beings do not want to mention but cannot avoid. It is a disaster for us human beings, and it is also an important opportunity for human beings to express their emotions! In addition to survival and life, we have more important things ❤️PS: Believe it or not, although it is not all, there are really a large part of the disease that do not need medicine (most of the medicines can only suppress the disease violently, It is not a cure, and it is extremely harmful), as long as you really take the time to pay, you can really cure or significantly reduce the symptoms! What is this? That is love! ! ! ❤️

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  • Dr. Alice Howland: Good morning. It's an honor to be here. The poet Elizabeth Bishoponce wrote: 'the Art of Losing isn't hard to master: so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster.' I'm not a poet, I am a person living with Early Onset Alzheimer's, and as that person I find myself learning the art of losing every day. Losing my bearings, losing objects, losing sleep, but mostly losing memories...

    [she knocks the pages from the podium]

    Dr. Alice Howland: I think I'll try to forget that just happened.

    [crowd laughs]

    Dr. Alice Howland: All my life I've accumulated memories - they've become, in a way, my most precious possessions. The night I met my husband, the first time I held my textbook in my hands. Having children, making friends, traveling the world. Everything I accumulated in life, everything I've worked so hard for - now all that is being ripped away. As you can imagine, or as you know, this is hell. But it gets worse. Who can take us seriously when we are so far from who we once were? Our strange behavior and fumbled sentences change other's perception of us and our perception of ourselves. We become ridiculous, incapable, comic. But this is not who we are, this is our disease. And like any disease it has a cause, it has a progression, and it could have a cure. My greatest wish is that my children, our children - the next generation - do not have to face what I am facing. But for the time being, I'm still alive. I know I'm alive. I have people I love dearly. I have things I want to do with my life. I rail against myself for not being able to remember things - but I still have moments in the day of pure happiness and joy. And please do not think that I am suffering. I am not suffering. I am struggling. Struggling to be part of things, to stay connected to whom I was once. So, 'live in the moment' I tell myself. It's really all I can do, live in the moment. And not beat myself up too much... and not beat myself up too much for mastering the art of losing. One thing I will try to hold onto though is the memory of speaking here today. It will go, I know it will. It may be gone by tomorrow. But it means so much to be talking here, today, like my old ambitious self who was so fascinated by communication. Thank you for this opportunity. It means the world to me. Thank you.

  • Dr. Alice Howland: I was looking for this last night.

    Dr. John Howland: [whispering to Anna] It was a month ago.

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