Dear Progressives, it’s Time to Break Up with Rationality

Why populists are rising up, and what you can do about it

Progressives need to get better at telling stories which meet people where they are at, and paint a picture of the world we want to live in that is grounded in our values.

The truth is that it is not rationality and reason that wins hearts and votes. It is a compelling story that gives people something to believe in.

We need to tell stories that shine a spotlight on our values and paint vivid pictures of our visions for the future, even when those stories may sound mythological in the context of our current world.

Storytelling | Narrative | Systems Change | Spoken Word | Currently writing a book on storytelling, narrative & systems change | www.alinasiegfried.com/book

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