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The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human review Ò 103 Õ [Reading] ➽ The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human Author Jonathan Gottschall – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Humans live in landscapes of make believe We spin fantasies We devour novels films and plays Even sporting events and crimHumans live in landscapes Animal How PDFEPUB #187 of make believe We spin fantasies We devour novels films and plays Even sporting events and criminal trials unfold as narratives Yet the world of story has long remained an undiscovered and unmapped country Its easy to say that humans are wired for story but whyIn this delightful and original book Jonathan Gottschall The Storytelling PDFEPUBoffers the first unified theory of storytelling He argues that stories help us navigate lifes complex social problemsjust as flight simulators prepare pilots for di. Very well written and informative

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Onspiracy theories advertisements Storytelling Animal How Stories Make PDFEPUBand narratives about ourselves that are truthy than true National myths can also be terribly dangerous Hitlers ambitions were partly fueled by a storyBut as Gottschall shows in this remarkable book stories can also change the world for the better Most successful stories are moralthey teach us how to live whether explicitly or implicitly and bind us together around common values We know we are master shapers of story The Storytelling Animal finally reveals how stories shape u. Anything to do with storytelling is a great book in my opinion but this one is just fabulous

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The Storytelling Animal How Stories Make Us HumanFficult situations Storytelling has evolved like other behaviors to ensure our survivalDrawing on the latest research in neuroscience psychology and evolutionary biology Gottschall tells us what it means to be a storytelling animal Did Storytelling Animal How MOBI #242 you know that the absorbed you are in a story the it changes your behavior That all children act out the same kinds of stories whether they grow up in a slum or a suburb That people who read fiction are empatheticOf course our story instinct has a darker side It makes us vulnerable to c. Excellent and incredibly fascinating If Story and Save the Cat are how to guides for writers this is a Bible for writers as it details the why how when and where we enjoy stories of any kind The first few chapters are general looks at the science of fiction while the later chapters are focused on specific issues One such chapter acts as a sort of explanation for conspiracy theories and why so many people believe them The book never judges people but rather respectfully examines them as living out their own narrative a concept explained in the bookFor aspiring writers this is your new Tao Te Ching For Psychology types it is no less interesting to see how human beings make sense of reality by believing in the fictional And for everyone else it's still an amazing exploration through society the brain history and our own imagination