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What Popular Psychology Books Forget: The Danger of Storytelling

Human beings are simplifiers.

We simplify because we are biologically programmed to rely on journeys, stories and narratives to understand our lives and the world; our cognition is easily seduced by quests, voyages and tales of good versus evil – any of the other so-called seven story-types…

via What Popular Psychology Books Forget: The Danger of Storytelling.

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  1. abby taylor #

    Hmmmm.I find this post an interesting deviation from the visual thinker who likes to clarify things – to something quite philisophical and suggesting we succumb to the messiness of life.

    March 5, 2012

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