SOURCE: New York Times
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by Timothy Snyder
Jonathan Gottschall's book proposes that human intellect is a captive of the structure of stories. Reviewer Timothy Snyder is skeptical of his case.
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by David Farrier
To avert a climate disaster, science is essential, but we also need stories. We know ourselves first and foremost in the tales we tell.
Truth and History: Historical Truth and Historical Narrative
by Yoav J. Tenembaum
Historical narratives may reflect historical truth or not. Their aim is not necessarily to ascertain what actually happened in the past, but to justify what happens in the present.
It’s Time to Cultivate a New Grand Narrative
by Harvey J. Kaye
Americans, especially young people, are rejecting the narratives of both the Republican and Democratic establishments – narratives that have bolstered corporate ambitions.
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