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21 lessons for the 21st century

Author: Yuval N Harari
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shares insights into such present-day issues as the role of technology in transforming humanity, the epidemic of false news, and the modern relevance of nations and religion.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yuval N Harari
ISBN: 9781787330672 1787330672 9781787330870 1787330877
OCLC Number: 1013964798
Description: xv, 352 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I The Technological Challenge --
1. Disillusionment --
The End of History Has Been Postponed --
2. Work --
When You Grow Up, You Might Not Have a Job --
3. Liberty --
Big Data Is Watching You --
4. Equality --
Those Who Own the Data Own the Future --
pt. II The Political Challenge --
5. Community --
Humans Have Bodies --
6. Civilization --
There Is Just One Civilization in the World --
7. Nationalism --
Global Problems Need Global Answers --
8. Religion --
God Now Serves the Nation --
9. Immigration --
Some Cultures Might Be Better than Others --
pt. III Despair and Hope --
10. Terrorism --
Don't Panic --
11. War --
Never Underestimate Human Stupidity --
12. Humility --
You Are Not the Center of the World --
13. God --
Don't Take the Name of God in Vain --
14. Secularism --
Acknowledge Your Shadow --
pt. IV Truth --
15. Ignorance --
You Know Less than You Think --
16. Justice --
Our Sense of Justice Might Be Out of Date --
17. Post-Truth --
Some Fake News Lasts Forever --
18. Science Fiction --
The Future Is Not What You See in the Movies --
pt. V Resilience --
19. Education --
Change Is the Only Constant --
20. Meaning --
Life Is Not a Story --
21. Meditation --
Just Observe.
Other Titles: Twenty one lessons for the twenty-first century
Responsibility: Yuval Noah Harari.

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