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Karen Thompson Walker: What fear can teach us #storytelling

Imagine you're a shipwrecked sailor adrift in the enormous Pacific. You can choose one of three directions and save yourself and your shipmates -- but each hipmates -- but each choice comes with a fearful consequence too. How do you choose? In telling the story of the whaleship Essex, novelist Karen Thompson Walker shows how fear propels imagination, as it forces us to imagine the possible futures and how to cope with them.

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An interesting Ted talk about fear and how it can be compared to story telling. How some entrepreneurs use fear to better themselves And their companies.

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Ricard Lloria's curator insight, January 8, 2013 2:46 PM

An interesting Ted talk about fear and how it can be compared to story telling. How some entrepreneurs use fear to better themselves And their companies.