Remembering the Future

It is this role of storytelling, the use of history, the preservation of memory, that enables us to recognize patterns of conduct and rhetoric our communities have witnessed previously, in order for us to comprehend new threats and dangers. Replenished, renewed, and repeated, these stories build a cohesive narrative of our collective understanding—our institutional memory.

[ from Institutional Memory as Community Safeguard by Jay Taber ]

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~ by Jay Taber on January 19, 2007.

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