Well, because they are the only way we will ever understand each other. And if we understand each other, don’t you think we could creep into a kinder world? Imagine if everyone’s stories were told and everyone’s stories were listened to. Do you think things would be different? Go find yourself someone you don’t like. Sit them down and ask them to tell you their story. In your journal, write down how you feel after you have heard their whole story.