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story that gives a powerful reason to live

We humans live by our shared framing stories and have a deep need for a sense of purpose and meaning. If we do not share an authentic sacred story, the void will be filled with an inauthentic story.

A story must give life meaning and purpose, give us reason to believe that the necessary changes are possible despite powerful opposition, address the claim that we are by nature individualistic, greedy, and competitive, and point the way to a viable human future.