Republic of Stories

 Read the Work in Progress of our latest Manual on Narrative Mapping

 

End of Part One-The Fourfold Path to Nowhere-


RULE FOUR FIND A VISION THAT BLINDS YOU

 

 

 

 


RULE THREE- Be passionate – then get over it


RULE Two- Get Lost on Purpose

 


PREFACE-You are not stuck in life, you are stuck in a language that no longer moves.


RULE ONE  THE MEANING OF LIFE IS MEANINGLESS 


HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS – SOME THOUGHTS ON THE POWER OF THE CHRISTMAS STORY



STORIES ARE THE CONFLICT
MORE THAN THEY ARE ABOUT THE CONFLICT


READ OTHER ESSAYS ON OUR APPROACH

Introducing a New Geography of Change
(Learn about the new storywise methods of narrative mapping, and why the key question is “Where?” not “Why?”


Living and working in Washington DC, we have come to refer to it as the Republic of Stories. By that we meant that while other great cities grew up organically beside a river or the coast and emerged as centers of great stories. DC was designed from the start to be a city that would be built to tell the story of this young Republic. That is why it was given the name of the person probably most responsible for the new nation’s existence. From that time on, the city has added memorials and museums and sacred sites to promote the telling and the retelling of those seminal stories that make up the Republic.