by Brent Niedergall | Youth Pastor, Catawba Springs Christian Church
Our minds are full of false memories.
For example, many of us remember the popular “Berenstein Bears” storybooks. Except not quite, because they are actually the Berenstain Bears. Another segment of the population confidently remembers the 1990s film Shazaam, where actor and comedian Sinbad starred as a genie. This should not be confused with a 2019 film superhero film called Shazam! that has nothing to do with Sinbad or genies. Others dogmatically insist the name of the Kit Kat candy bar used to be hyphenated (and to be perfectly honest, I thought it was, too).
These are benign, but they raise the question: What other false memories affect us?[Read more…]