The Power Of Story: Sun Magazine Article

Jared Seide On How Listening To Each Other Can Restore Our Humanity.

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The article “The Power of Story” from The Sun Magazine explores the transformative potential of Council, a method where people gather in a circle to share stories authentically and listen without judgment. Jared Seide, who has led Council sessions in diverse settings including schools and prisons, describes its deep impact on fostering empathy and understanding among participants. The practice, rooted in ancient storytelling traditions, aims to bridge divides and heal communities by emphasizing common human experiences over differences.

For a detailed exploration, you can read the full article here.

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