Past is not dead
People might have been heard saying many times that past is gone, past is dead, past is buried, and past is undone. I admit that all these statements have some characteristic value but these statements are fully true. According to my knowledge, past is a foundation on which our present and future is based. If there's no past, no present and no future are possible. Do we understand that? I think that at least makes some sense. If it makes some sense, then where do all those previously made statements stand? Are they not false? Think about it.
On the other hand, I consider past is equally important as the other two times are considered. Just imagine, if I didn't have my parents in the past, how would I take birth?☺️It would be absolutely impossible, right? Nevertheless, why do we give so less importance to past? I'm going to tell you why in the following paragraph.
Past is considered to be buried because it is already gone and if something wrong is done in the past, we feel like we have nothing in our control so, better not to talk about it, but to forget it. People have this tendency that since we couldn't do anything about it or it is undone now, let us forget it as a nightmare. But, past is also a fact. It never stops following us. We may pretend to have forgotten it, but it never forgets. The dark alleyways follow our bright streets. We may have seen movies describing past following people like witch haunts. This may be true. Everything is cooked in this fertile brain of ours. It keeps retaining those stuff on which we focus more.
In a nutshell, all I want to say is, without any reservations, that like other two entities : present and future, past is equally important which we cannot escape from. If we remember our mistakes, possibly, we won't commit any further mistakes. If we forget, we may commit some new ones. Now you choose, which one is wise?