Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

by Yuval Noah Harari

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

by Yuval Noah Harari


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  • Differences Between Happiness and Success

    Our evolution has exceeded that of other species, and we have achieved that which our ancestors could only have imagined. But has all of our progress made us happier? And if not, can we truly deem our evolution a success? Historians rarely ask whether we would have been better off, in terms of hap

  • The Industrial Revolution

    Eventually (and certainly not finally) human curiosity and ambition led us to the Industrial Revolution. Up until this point, human life moved rather slowly. By finding seemingly endless ways to exploit resources both old and new, mankind has opened up possibilities that were not evident in eras gon

  • A Critical Shift in Thinking

    Today, the world is incredibly different from the world our ancestors lived in. Some of the most unbelievable changes and progressions have to do with the Scientific Revolution. Harari cites human beings’ ability to acknowledge their own ignorance as part of the reason this revolution was able to ta

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