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The power of stories, the danger of single story...

 

Stories, symbols and metaphores speak directly to our emotional brain and condition us strongly. Here is a compelling example by Nigerian Novelist, Chimamanda Adichie. Enjoy!

 

(Enablers' weekly blog post)

" - We are going back to stories: A recent summary of the Global Futures Forum (organized by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service) suggests that, after a the five hundred years “Gutenberg Parenthesis”, new technologies bring us back to times where stories are very powerful. “We are coming out of a period in history defined by the linear and bound constraints of the printing press into an era of networked storytelling that looks a lot like the pre-Gutenberg world”." 


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Via Enablers Network