This I Believe

Minsoo - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Entered on July 26, 2006
Age Group: 30 - 50
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What I believe is that the world is made not by material but by stories. We like storytellers. Why? We tend to believe the explicit illustration than the implicit meaning. History, culture, politics a, education, military, and religion. Every area of human affairs is constituted by numerous stories whether or not these are true.

A story that has come down to us by popular tradition is vibrant factor in life like oxygen and light. Let me imagine current I. How can I exist, how can I meet you, how can we fall in love, and how can we separate. It is not necessary to refer ‘karma’ in Buddhism, even though Karma is one another what I believe story. Because Karma is also one great example of story. If I blow out a candle, I arouse many different results. Of course, my blowing is also due to the cause and effect. Before deliberating how to interpret the meaning, I want to say it is a story.

We have learned or heard many definitions from a storyteller by means of story. In other word, it is a style of story. The storytellers such as grandma, parents, teachers, friends, media, etc, are transfer a story as well as transform the meaning. It means every story has not only one meaning. For example, a story is not interesting to me but funny to others. Story is alive and express many feeling like a human. So same story can make numerous different results.

One interesting moment of story is when my parents smile sweetly instead of saying they love me. I know the meaning because it is a wordless story. Sometimes, a story is not accompanied with a language but more meaningful than words.

It’s a really interesting world because of stories. I strongly believe that world is made by stories. Rather world is story.