Monday, April 8, 2013

The Stories We Tell Ourselves About Ourselves

The role of fable, legend, and myth...

Here are three recent podcasts that examine our use of story to explain, valorize, and understand our origins, our lives, and our destinies.

The Great Cauldron of Story: Maria Tatar on Why Fairy Tales Are for Adults Again, from On Being with Krista Tippett.

Our stories need not be factual to hold truth.

Image Credit: "The Damsel of the Sanct Grael" by Dante Gabriel Rossetti from

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