When We Never Die

Whither Legacy in a Digital Age? — Part 1

(Center-Credit: Fred the Oyster); L, R — Public Domain

Personal Legacy, Historically

Ren family reunion in 2017. The family can trace itself back more than 850 years. (c/o Zhang Liangzong, BBC)

Will your great-grandchildren know your name and anything about your life? Would you want them to and why (not)?

After a generation or two, we were and are, all but a very few of us, utterly forgotten.

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Personal Legacy in the Digital Age

From now on our ancestors will know — if they want to — what each of our lives, and us, were really like. But will they care?

It's been a real leisure. [That picture is not me.--ed.]