This site is under reconstruction and updating in the summer of 2021
This site is under reconstruction and updating in the summer of 2021

Quoting Humanisms

 

                                      We tell ourselves stories in order to live

                                                      Joan Didion, title of her collected stories.

 

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Stories animate human life: that is their work.

Arthur W.Frank   Letting Stories Breathe

 

Narrative makes the earth habitable for human beings” Frank, again: p46

 

 

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We have each of us, a life story, an inner narrative – whose continuity, whose sense is our lives…. A man needs such a narrative, a continuous inner narrative to maintain his identity…

Oliver Sachs  opening to The man who mistook his wife for a hat

 

Oliver Sachs

 

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