I was intrigued by this "Face Blindness" special that I caught yesterday while working out at the gym. It includes interviews with Chuck Close and Oliver Sacks. Face blindness would be a very difficult affliction to suffer.
Not sure what to make of this philosophical/psychological dimensions of this phenomenon, but I will welcome your thoughts in the comment box.
60: Minutes: Face Blindness, Pts. 1 and 2 (videos)
Imagine you couldn't recognize people's faces, and even your own family looked unfamiliar. Lesley Stahl reports on face blindness, a puzzling neurological disorder.
Part II of 60 Minutes: Face Blindness is after the jump.