Yuval Noah Harari on Homo Deus

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Yuval Noah Harari on Homo Deus

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Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers? In Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. In this month's podcast we chat to research scientist and author of The Knowledge, Prof. Lewis Dartnell about the impact of Harari's last book Sapiens before speaking to harari himself about his vision of our future.

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Yuval Noah Harari - Homo Deus

‘Homo Deus will shock you. It will entertain you. Above all, it will make you think in ways you had not thought before.’ Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking Fast, and Slow

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. In Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between.

Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century – from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers? This is the next stage of evolution. This is Homo Deus.

War is obsolete

You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict

Famine is disappearing

You are at more risk of obesity than starvation

Death is just a technical problem

Equality is out – but immortality is in

What does our future hold?

 

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Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers? In Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. In this month's podcast we chat to research scientist and author of The Knowledge, Prof. Lewis Dartnell about the impact of Harari's last book Sapiens before speaking to harari himself about his vision of our future.

Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks

Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsletter

Yuval Noah Harari - Homo Deus

‘Homo Deus will shock you. It will entertain you. Above all, it will make you think in ways you had not thought before.’ Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking Fast, and Slow

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. In Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between.

Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century – from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers? This is the next stage of evolution. This is Homo Deus.

War is obsolete

You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict

Famine is disappearing

You are at more risk of obesity than starvation

Death is just a technical problem

Equality is out – but immortality is in

What does our future hold?

 

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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