6HOW THE BREAKER STORYMAINTAINS ITSELF133
IF IT IS SO EASY to write a new story, why hasn’t someone done this before? Why has the Breaker story been in the driver’s seat for over one hundred centuries? What keeps this consciousness in place?
A story represents a group’s long-term survival strategy. If a particular story helps the next generation to make it in the world, the story is repeated, refined, and enhanced.
Because we have survived as humans for over one million years and can trace our lineage back to the dawn of life on this planet, the preservation of our survival strategies, including our story, is embedded within our system.
The strong survival story of one species may, unfortunately, be a mixed blessing to others when the favored ...