The Coffee House Philosopher
The art of storytelling – Part 1
December 16, 2018
Some people enjoy the somewhat harmless activity known as “the art of storytelling.” It’s also sometimes known as “getting creative with the facts.” Other persons become suspicious at hearing a differing account, and object strongly to any variation from their individual memories concerning “the absolute truth.”
Still others would describe storytelling as “just plain lying.” Broadly speaking, men seem to be more appreciative of storytelling than women – to the extent that comparatively few of the fairer sex can tolerate it at all. (I do realize that if the subject matter...