o que se esquece

"Just remember that the things you put into your head are there forever, he said. You might want to think about that. / You forget some things, don't you? / Yes. You forget what you want to remember and you remember what you want to forget."

Conversa entre o pai e o filho, as personagens sem nome; em 'The Road', o road-book pós-apocalíptico de Cormac McCarthy.