“If there's something you really want to believe, that's what you should question the most.” - Penn Jillette
“Each of your brains creates its own myth about the universe.”
- Abhijit Naskar
“All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.” - Immanuel Kant
We make sense of the complex world through narratives, building models which affirm our worldviews.
How were our national metanarratives constructed? How do these narratives both embolden and limit our lives?