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Episode Info:

In this episode, Samuel P.N. Cook interviews Yanni Kotsonis Ph.D., a history professor at NYU, about how story influences history as well as modern life. Yanni goes deep into how centuries-old storytelling has molded society’s reactions to events and perceptions of others. Sam and Yanni will explore story as a tool of inspiration in modern times, they will dig into how a single narrative can create purpose and unite civilisations.


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00:01:00: Introduction To Special Guest Dr. Yanni Kotsonis

00:17:00: How Storytelling Built The Modern World

00:23:00: What History Actually Is

00:30:00: The Power Of Story

00:45:00: Use Stories To Develop A Purpose In Life

00:58:00: How To Create Stories That Unite Societies

01:05:00: How Stories Feed Our Humanity


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