EUSEBIUS MCKAISER | Beware the danger of exceptional ‘against all odds’ matric stories
We must push back against the kind of sloganeering that follows results announcements every year
Stories of individual triumphs can inspire and distract us. The single most powerful communication lesson I have learnt as a broadcaster is just how seductive stories are. If we hold space for someone to give the full details of their life, it can move us to tears or invoke a maelstrom of emotion. It can even lead us to reimagine our own journeys. ..
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