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'Every country is built on stories'

Stories are “the glue that keeps us together, but also they can be a very dangerous thing,” the author Ayelet Gundar-Goshen has told BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur.

“An objective fact can be turned into a myth and later to a story told by professional storytellers, not necessarily authors, but politicians, in order to keep reality as it is right now,” she explained.

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