In 6,000 years of storytelling, [people have] gone from depicting hunting on cave walls to depicting Shakespeare on Facebook walls.

Joe Sabia

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Source: "The Technology of Storytelling." Full Spectrum Auditions. May 2011. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from storyteller Joe Sabia's 2011 TED Talk about how technology helps us tell stories. The quote means that for all of human history, we have told stories; quoting literature on someone's Facebook wall is today's version of early humans making drawings on the walls of caves. Watch the full TED Talk here: Joe Sabia - The Technology of Storytelling