Chief Elder: Number 51, Asher. Unruly, careless. Sometimes those most in need of responsibility learn best by being the practitioners of it. Drone Pilot. Thank you for your childhood.
Asher: You can keep it.
Jonas: ...I had learned that knowing what something is is not the same as knowing how something feels.
The Giver: You see, no one in our Community has any memory of the past. Only me. When the Elders need guidance on matters that are beyond their experience, I provide wisdom. That is now your role, to provide guidance in the present using memories of the past.
The Giver: Memories are not just about the past. They determine our future. You can change things. You can make things better.