How the Stories We Tell Ourselves Impact National Security: Research on Tap
From Andy Wallace
The stories we tell ourselves about the world around us inform how we interact with our environment. Stories reveal perspectives on how things operate, why certain problems exist, why certain rules are important and others not, and, ultimately, set standards that help us identify “good” actions as we go about our day to day lives. Dr. Skye Cooley discusses how strategic narrative analysis is being used as a tool to inform US military commanders and policy makers of the perspectives of others. The importance, and limitations, of those perspectives in decision making will be explored, as well as the role of perspective sharing on identity formation....