St. Paul’s, London, UK: Journal entry for March, 1993
This assignment was hard. How do you photograph something that has already happened? Isn’t a photograph immediately a memory? In which case a photograph of any old thing should count, right? What is a memory anyway? It’s a picture in your head, yes? So how do you recreate that picture in order to take a picture of it? AAAARGH. Damn you, Samantha!
“as far as [a] consciousness can be extended backwards to any past action or thought, so far reaches the identity of that person; it is the same self now as it was then; and it is by the same self with this present one that now reflects on it, that that action was done”