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21 lessons for the 21st century / Yuval Noah Harari.

By: Harari, Yuval N [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2018Copyright date: ℗♭2018Description: xv, 352 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781787330672 (Hardback); 1787330672 (Hardback); 9781787330870; 1787330877.Other title: Twenty one lessons for the twenty-first century.Subject(s): 2000-2099 | Civilization, Modern -- 21st century | World politics | Civilization, Modern | World politicsDDC classification: 909.83 HAR Other classification: 02.40
Contents:
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 -- 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 -- 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Your Shadow -- Truth -- Ignorance -- You Know Less than You Think -- Justice -- Our Sense of Justice Might Be Out of Date -- Post-Truth -- Some Fake News Lasts Forever -- Science Fiction -- The Future Is Not What You See in the Movies -- Resilience -- Education -- Change Is the Only Constant -- Meaning -- Life Is Not a Story -- Meditation -- Just Observe.
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references (pages 322-340) and index.

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.

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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