In the beginning, there was a word, the word, a word, I don't know, but that word doing its best o stay afloat at the confluence of time and space spinning at the hot center of the minds-eye vortex had no choice but to go forth and multiply and… beget a STORY
Many believe that meeting the challenges of the 21st century will require a revolution of thought and deed— in essence, a new set of stories powerful enough to change beliefs and behaviors. This book, and its namesake film, explore the evolution of "story" as an essential aspect of human development and history. Along the way visual storyteller, Barry Marcus, and author, William Cleveland, examine some threshold questions: Where do stories come from? What is their function? And most importantly; What is their power for good or ill?