Embrace transience accelerationism?

Someone I was once very close to recently deleted their IG account and, with it, most pictures of me that exist “in public”. I’m divided about this. Slightly sad at seeing records of a younger self and happy times disappear, but mostly actually liking it, wanting to take on some sort of transience accelerationism — delete it all, embrace impermanence, dive into the traceless existence I’m currently merely floating around. But another but — I’m always hedging against my own instincts: call it impulsive contrarianism, or maybe built-in memetic vigilance. And self-erasure isn’t a bold step forward — it’s the easy way out, a defense against the boring job of change and reconstruction. So, –

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