Hearing people’s life stories is enlightening, to say the least. But sometimes if a person doesn’t have the kind of story that make mouths drop and eyes buck, they embellish. We seem to live in ’embellishments’ that people feel don’t hurt anyone.
But is that true?
I hear what Lisa Katayama says: “Stories help us make sense of our world.”
Can we not just keep them truthful?
“Stories,” writes Lisa Katayama, “help us make sense of our world.”