<iframe title="Storytelling: A Double-Edged Sword" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hvHe50cGDq4?feature=oembed" height="113" width="200" style="aspect-ratio: 1.76991 / 1; width: 100%; height: 100%;" allowfullscreen="" allow="fullscreen"></iframe> **Duration:** 12:23 **Language:** **Complexity:** **Topics:** # šŸ“’ Personal Notes --- date: 2024-03-20 --- # YouTube ![]() ## Description: -> [Youtube video Link](https://www.youtube.com/embed/hvHe50cGDq4) ## Summary: The video explores the power and evolution of storytelling throughout history and in modern times. It emphasizes how stories have shaped societies, built connections, and influenced perspectives. It discusses the impact of narratives on individuals and cultures, highlighting their potential to empower or oppress. - Stories have practical social use, causing the release of oxytocin, building trust, and promoting cooperation. - Narratives connect individuals to a larger sense of humanity by teaching values and preserving history. - Storytelling has evolved with society but continues to serve its fundamental purpose of guiding individuals through life's challenges and fostering connection. Topics: narrative transportation, empathy, propaganda, storytelling evolution.