Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

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450 pages

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.

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.

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