Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari
Yuval Noah Harari

Homo Deus

  • 👍15
  • 💡4
  • 🚀2
Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.
Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to accept, but, as Harari explains in his trademark style—thorough, yet riveting—famine, plague and war have been transformed from incomprehensible and uncontrollable forces of nature into manageable challenges. For the first time ever, more people die from eating too much than from eating too little; more people die from old age than from infectious diseases; and more people commit suicide than are killed by soldiers, terrorists and criminals put together. The average American is a thousand times more likely to die from binging at McDonalds than from being blown up by Al Qaeda.
What then will replace famine, plague, and war at the top of the human agenda? As the self-made gods of planet earth, what destinies will we set ourselves, and which quests will we undertake? 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.
With the same insight and clarity that made Sapiens an international hit and a New York Times bestseller, Harari maps out our future.
Add to shelf
  • 👍Worth reading15
  • 💡Learnt A Lot4
  • 🚀Unputdownable2
Sign in or Register
Dominick McKeon
Dominick McKeonshared an impressionlast year
👍Worth reading

Awesome, not eye opening the ideas have been around for years. Just awesome the way he put it. Everyone should read this.

Diego Del Aguila
Diego Del Aguilashared an impressionlast year
👍Worth reading

Nutrido y emocionante, todo un mundo desconocido que te lleva a la aventura con cada palabra escrita. Recomendado!

sharlet Abraham
sharlet Abrahamshared an impressionlast year
👍Worth reading


Open the app & listen

Bookmate now offers audiobooks! We have stacks for you to listen to, but right now you can only do that on your phone or tablet via our apps.

Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari
Homo Deus
Drag & drop your files (not more than 5 at once)