Lesson 8: Origins


Every group has history, folk law, legends. Every group has origin stories. These answer questions like where did we come from? What matters to us? What lies ahead? Origin stories can be happy or sad, uplifting or tragic. They can convey a sense of something lost—think of the Garden of Eden—or of things left undone. Pandora’s Box, the Continental Congress, Abraham, Gilgamesh, the Hijra, Lord … Continue reading Lesson 8: Origins

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