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About the oldest human cultural artefact
Curated by Simon Morice
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The Stories We Construct

How are stories constructed? // The things we buy, the decisions we make, how we spend our time— stories govern all these actions. But how are these stories...
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From a Brighttalk presentation on Content Marketing

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The Purpose of Storytelling - YouTube

In this episode of Epiphany, filmmaker and experience designer Lance Weiler explains how the access to digital filmmaking as democratized storytelling and ho...
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Purposeful Storytelling - if stories are rational and emotional arguments then they can change minds.

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Democracy & Tragedy | Issue 94 | Philosophy Now

Democracy & Tragedy | Issue 94 | Philosophy Now | Stories and Storytelling | Scoop.it
Mark Chou argues that the performance of tragedies helped establish democracy.
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The close links between democracy and storytelling in Ancient Greece are explored in this article

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The Poetics of Aristotle, by Aristotle

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The source of our preoccupation with Beginning, Middle and End. See Section VII - about being the right size to be beautiful.

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What is a Grand Argument Story? - Questions - Dramatica

What is a Grand Argument Story? - Questions - Dramatica | Stories and Storytelling | Scoop.it
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The best theoretical treatment of story that I have found

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Sheffield Doc/Fest 2013: Walter Murch: From The Godfather to The God Particle - YouTube

Join legendary film editor Walter Murch in this fascinating masterclass covering his body of work, including his new feature documentary Particle Fever, whic...
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Embrace discomfort: my address to the Arizona Newspapers Association

Embrace discomfort: my address to the Arizona Newspapers Association | Stories and Storytelling | Scoop.it
This will be my keynote address to the Arizona Newspapers Association fall convention in Scottsdale today. I didn't follow the script closely and I trimmed the court-liveblogging section for time, ...
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BBC Four - Ancient Greece: The Greatest Show on Earth, Democrats

BBC Four - Ancient Greece: The Greatest Show on Earth, Democrats | Stories and Storytelling | Scoop.it
A look at how drama in Athens was deeply connected to Athenian democracy.
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Very much worth looking out for. 

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The Primacy Of Story

The Primacy Of Story | Stories and Storytelling | Scoop.it
 In an earlier issue of IN CONTEXT, Renée Fuller, creator of the Ball-Stick-Bird reading system, wrote about astonishing achievements in reading on the part of severely retarded student...
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This article led me to Dramatica Theory.

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How we are hardwired to learn and think through storytelling - Lucyinnovation

How we are hardwired to learn and think through storytelling - Lucyinnovation | Stories and Storytelling | Scoop.it
The better our storytelling skills are – the more chance we have of making our message stick. Storytelling is a skill worth practicing.
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