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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2011)

by Yuval Noah Harari

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Well-written history of 70,000 years of Humans ( )
  starkravingmad | Mar 22, 2017 |
very thought provoking book. Makes some basic logic errors, but tries to account for them in places (Post hoc Ergo proctor hoc) I borrowed this from library and listened to it but think i will buy so i can take notes and delve into it more ( )
  SydneySpaniel | Feb 24, 2017 |
Thoroughly enjoyable read. The book draws on many different fields of interest (science, religion, politics and others) to produce a fascinating interdisciplinary history of Homo Sapiens. ( )
1 vote Rabbitknitter | Feb 5, 2017 |
Compared to other living beings on earth we have not been around all that long. Our developed capabilities are godlike. But our species is doomed if we do not stop destroying the earth's natural resources including its other animals. ( )
  jack2410 | Feb 2, 2017 |
It is like I have just completed reading a very nice biography (so far...) of homosapiens, of we human beings... Indeed a good & interesting read! A lot of work and research has gone into this book. Thanks Yuval for all the hard work, and hoping, as you already have the systems and research cycle in place, that you will bring out like an annexure to this book, every few years.

Maybe, this book should be listed under "biography"? ( )
  Swaroop101 | Jan 23, 2017 |
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In loving memory of my father, Shlomo Harari
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About 13.5 billion years ago, matter, energy, time, and space came into being in what is known as the Big Bang.
We study history not to know the future but to widen our horizons, to understand that our present situation is neither natural nor inevitable, and that we consequently have many more possibilities before us than we imagine.
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