Let's begin with a simple question. What do you know about your world? Recount every single thing you can about your family, neighborhood, government. Preferences, desires, fears. How much of it was told to you by someone else, by a book, by media, how much of it you've learned by your own means? Which stories are true, which ones are false or have become true after being told many times?
Let's think about it and try to acknowledge the importance of telling a story.