One of the key messages of the book Sapiens is that we live in a world of stories. Companies are stories; countries, currencies, governments, and religions too.
Base reality is physics and chemistry, everything else is a story…
…even ourselves. This is rarely clearer than in this article.
“So much of adult life is about LARPing, whether or not people realise it. When you take on a new job, you have to learn how to play that part, you have to learn how to act as that job.”