The Story We tell

The Story We tell

Introduction “I came to realize that ideologies had a narrative structure – that they were stories, in a word – and that the emotional stability of individuals depended upon the integrity of their stories. I came to realize that stories had a religious substructure...
When is a Conservative not a ‘Tory’?

When is a Conservative not a ‘Tory’?

For the sake of understanding and unity, we need to focus on who the real #greedybastards are. The core of the 0.01% who are interested only in capital accumulation at any social, political and environmental cost. Tory voters: 1. Some Conservatives are...

Why do we differ. 3. Life Narratives.

This is the third of a mini series discussing why we differ about our political views. The first addressed a biological component, the second a personality traits component and the third is the creation of a life story. People construct life narratives. Dan McAdams is...