…one needs to think about all the things a narrative does, all the ways it functions to create the world that we live. Notice I didn’t say the world that we live in—the world that we live.—big mike
In this episode:
01:19 What is a story, what is a narrative? What role does it play in everyday life?
06:08 How do narratives establish the concepts of what’s normal, what’s good and bad? Why do we need to change narrative to change the world?
12:35 What are the narratives at the heart of our economic and political systems?
19:52 How do stories acquire legitimacy? Do humans need stories to be legitimated from the outside?
30:21 What is the role of education in reshaping narrative?
35:09 What are the new stories we need?
40:42 How do we rewrite, rethink the story of the communist experiment?