Storytelling is a powerful tool to manage complexity. This is because you can attach pieces of unfamiliar information to a structure that is familiar to your audience. For the effect to work, then, it should be clear that you actually need to study what kind of narrative structures allow for embedding of information, and which kind of narrative among those structures is one that your audience gets. There is good reason for a canonical systematicity of narrative structures, but be aware that such systems need not transfer across all audiences alike.

Anyway, I just meant to drop you a few words of wisdom my Grandfather gave me:

Use proper tools!

Ironically Gramps did not have the proper tools for video recording, but then again, how else would his grandkids learn proper shaving technique?


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