“Once upon a time…” Is good.
“This’ll make you think!” Is better.
The printed word took evolution by the scruff of the neck and whispered into its ear “Come on fella, we’re going to step it up a gear.”
The problem with that is, once something’s printed some think it was and remains true. But the real truth is the world is forever changing and stories are just that, stories.… Peace Peeps!