I am aware that short term memory goes first.<quoted text>
If you've ever had a family member with dementia you know that the short term memory is what goes. They remember what happened 20 years ago like it was yesterday.
But I thought eventually long term goes as well, yet the person may continue to live a long time.
No? So the Archbishop may have had unremitting punishment, unable to focus on today? Wow.
I would be interested in hearing of experiences with Alzheimers. I have no first hand experience with it in friends or family.