The cultural narrative is broken.

Posted: February 19, 2012 in Uncategorized

Essential Skills for 21st Century Survival: Part 6: Storytelling « emergent by design.

Those who tell the stories rule society. ~ Plato

“A concept is a brick. It can be used to build the courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.”
Brian Massumi – Introduction to A Thousand Plateaus

The cultural narrative is broken.

One recent voice of sanity is Jonathan Haidt (, who spoke with Jim Lehrer recently about his upcoming book – The Righteous Mind. Maybe if we can start recognizing that we are all advocating for what we think are the best values. We just misunderstand other’s viewpoints.

Jonah Sachs calls this a “myth gap”

What are other voices of sanity?


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