Are we quickly approaching a time when the act of remembering will become a choice? And, if so, what are the ethical implications of a pill or therapy that will erase the memories we don’t want to remember? That’s the subject of an intriguing new article on Wired.com by Jonah Lehrer. Take a look: The problem with eliminating pain, of course, is that pain is often educational. We learn from our regrets and mistakes; wisdom is not free. If our past becomes a playlist—a collection of tracks we can edit with ease—then how will we resist the temptation to erase the unpleasant ones? Even more troubling, it’s easy to imagine a world where people don’t get to decide the fate of their own memories.…