Once upon a time we told stories. Those stories revealed things. They told us about ourselves. They put us in union with humanity. They helped us understand our strange and sometimes disconnected lives. We don’t tell too many stories these days. We’re about content and branding. But stories unite us. They lift us up. They compel us to (as Spike Lee once observed) “Do The Right Thing.” Now what that right thing may be is, of course, different for everybody. Why else would Mr. Lee name his production company 40 Acres and a Mule? Think about it.