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21 lessons for the 21st century

Author: Yuval N Harari
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? As technology advances faster than our understanding of it, hacking becomes a tactic of war, and the world feels more polarized than ever, Yuval Harari addresses the challenge of navigating life in the face of constant and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Forecasts
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yuval N Harari
ISBN: 9780525512172 0525512179 9781787330870 1787330877 9781984801494 198480149X 9780525639855 0525639853 9780525512196 0525512195
OCLC Number: 1029771757
Awards: New York Times Bestseller Nonfiction 2018.
Description: xix, 372 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: The technological challenge --
Disillusionment: The end of history has been postponed --
Work: When you grow up, you might not have a job --
Liberty: Big data is watching you --
Equality: Those who own the data own the future --
Part II: The political challenge --
Community: Humans have bodies --
Civilization: There is just one civilization in the world --
Nationalism: Global problems need global answers --
Religion: God now serves the nation --
Immigration: Some cultures might be better than others --
Part III: Despair and hope --
Terrorism: Don't panic --
War: Never underestimate human stupidity --
Humility: You are not the center of the world --
God: Don't take the name of God in vain --
Secularism: Acknowledge your shadow --
Part IV: Truth --
Ignorance: You know less than you think --
Justice: Our sense of justice might be out of date --
Post-truth: Some fake news lasts forever --
Science fiction: The future is not what you see in the movies --
Part V: Resilience --
Education: Change is the only constant --
Meaning: Life is not a story --
Meditation: Just observe.
Other Titles: Twenty one lessons for the twenty first century
Responsibility: Yuval Noah Harari.
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**FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER SAPIENS**Yuval Noah Harari returns in August 2018 with a new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.  Read more...

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"Truly mind-expanding... Ultra-topical... Harari's big selling point [is] the ambition and breadth of his work, smashing together unexpected ideas into dazzling observations." * Guardian * "There is Read more...

 
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