“Storytelling is the primary civilizing instrument in culture…. When the storytelling goes bad in society, the result is decadence.” 

“The way out…. is through great storytelling. It sensitizes society to the humanity in other people. Writers of the 21st century will have to work harder. They can’t sell out. And if they don’t sell out, they’ll have the potential to do something of beauty and value.” 

Read the rest of Mike Farris’ interview with Robert McKee.