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A Book to Read… ‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind’ by Yuval Noah Harari

I just got through reading this book ‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind’ on my device. It’s so provocative and raises so many questions about human history, it would definitely spark great conversations amongst readers. 928 kata lagi

Homo Sapiens

Sapiens: a big history of the species

Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind is a big book: it may be only 400 pages, but it’s scope is breathtaking. Don’t come to this book looking for dates or expositions of key historical events. 3.081 kata lagi

Ideas And Politics

Homo Sapiens #5

I had a friend. A once in a lifetime friend. A friend I met through a friend who ended up being more of my friend than the one who brought us together. 1.164 kata lagi

Him

Biological

Biological: (adj) relating to biology or living organisms.

There are four things that a living organism can do:

  • Survive
  • Evolve
  • Grow
  • Share

When it comes to our species, those who study the human race cannot make up their minds as to what really fuels our engine. 132 kata lagi

B Words

The Voice of Thought

Ever since the hominid brain evolved sufficiently to provide modern humans with a degree of cognitive talent that still surpasses any other known species, the blossoming of conscious awareness slowly provided Homo sapiens with the ability to not only be aware that they exist, but to utilize this new ability deliberately and with purpose. 647 kata lagi

Philosophy

People Are Different

One perception of mine that has strengthened over the years is how different people are. When I was young, I thought of these differences mostly because of the difficulties they presented—how to talk to this girl, how to respond to a teacher, how to put up with a tedious relative. 372 kata lagi

Surviving And Thriving

Undercover: Ice Age Dances for the Eighties (10/02/80)

Björn Kurtén’s Dance of the Tiger: a Novel of the Ice Age (Pantheon, 288 pp., $10.95) considers one of the most intriguing events of prehistory: the replacement, about 35,000 B.C., of “Neandertal Man,” or… 831 kata lagi

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