Stories are not all true

 

I met Julie, a couple of days ago. She is not keen on getting married. If at all she does, she wants her ‘space’. But she was unable to define what exactly ‘space’ meant to her. She kept repeating that she wanted to be her own person, and hated people dictating terms, or interfering with her life. It was quite a common rant.

Meanwhile, in my ‘search for truth’, as I prefer to call my story, I came across a piece by Keith Frankish, an English philosopher and writer:

Whatever you think, you don’t necessarily know your own mind.

Gist of Keith’s theory

Keith essentially talks about two innate capabilities of human beings:

  1. They look outwards and understand what the other person is thinking or feeling.
  2. Our own thoughts are a reflection on outside stimuli.

Read the remaining post at

ReInventions Blog

Links to previous articles on the subject

What do your stories tell you?

Twists in Storytelling

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