Making sense with Abhay Maheshwari

Why do we tell stories?

19 September 2020 / 35 mins 49 secs

Show summary

In this episode of Namaskar India, Aradhana & Abhay discuss why we love to hear and tell stories so much.

The discussion starts with exploring the reasoning behind why we started telling stories in the first place. And then moves on to discuss the intent behind storytelling. Along the way, prodding into how almost all stories revolve around some universal themes and why while telling a story, a certain setting is provided.

They ponder on why every festival we celebrate has stories connected to them and share thoughts on new age sci-fi, space operas, dystopian stories and democratization in storytelling these days. And deliberate on why storytelling is an human instinct, a need and always will be.