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We are always hanging on a thread.

Society is based on a lie that everyone believes. The law is just words, we simply agree to it. Patriotism that helps us go to war is just a story we all believe as a group. It’s all stories that we believe at scale that allow us to do collective things as a town, city, state, country or planet. That’s why we love stories. There is nothing more compelling than walking into a room, seeing a distant cousin, and have them say “Have I got a story for you!” We immediately STOP. Our ears perk up and we are in. We’re wired for stories.

Society is based on these stories and they bind us. When there are revolutions or a country changes or we stop believing a story, thats when things break down. That’s why we are hanging on a thread… the thread of the same story. When our shared stories start to veer off from each other, or we can have our own stories, then we get into trouble.

When the story changes and you don’t know it, thats when we get left behind.

By Laurent Courtines

I'm here and I am ready to go. Been doing my homework and I have things to say.

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