Why a story conveys so much information

A long time ago, before homo sapiens, our ancestors told the first stories to each other. Perhaps it was the fish who waved their tails to retell a tale of love, reminding their mate of nature’s song of creation. Even before that, the chemical signal that organisms should bind together because they share the same heritage of species. It’s undeniable because it’s in our DNA, our soul as living beings…

Why are stories so effective at conveying information?

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Brian Takita Black Box Testing

Automated Black Box Testing

Moved toΒ https://briantakita.wordpress.com/2013/09/15/why-its-better-to-strive-toward-accomplishment-rather-than-method/

Sorry, minor glitch! I changed the way I title my blog posts starting with the [new article](https://briantakita.wordpress.com/2013/09/15/why-its-better-to-strive-toward-accomplishment-rather-than-method/). I wanted to ensure the url was changed as well.

It’s kindof meta. Thank you for your readership πŸ™‚

Re: Doing Good in the Addiction Economy

Doing Good in the Addiction Economy

Interesting but long winded post, IMO. But then, maybe my impatience toward long posts is telling in the short term rewards culture we live in. Of course time is valuable, and trying to get to the core concept of some the writing is often the goal. We don’t seem to savor the journey as much, or the journey has changed to be our lives toward success…

America is a culture of accomplishment. We feel the not so subtle urge to be successful, especially in the eyes of our peers. Time is money…

I do like his usage of meditation to train himself to be more patient. My recent meditation sessions have been shortened by dissatisfaction to time elapsing.

Japanese culture also has a history toward mastery and zen. That may factor into why students sought to solve the impossible math problem. And then, what is life, perhaps an impossible problem? Maybe I should just enjoy the ride more and not worry about success or what others think of me.