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Homo Deus Audiobook

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Now, in Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between.

Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the 21st 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. War is obsolete. You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict. Famine is disappearing. You are at more risk of obesity than starvation. Death is just a technical problem. Equality is out - but immortality is in. What does our future hold?

©2016 Yuval Noah Harari (P)2016 Random House Audiobooks

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    iVan Madrid 02-18-17
    iVan Madrid 02-18-17 Member Since 2013
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    "absolutely recommended - from created to creators"

    The great tale of how humans turned into humanists and then dataists. It's a story of epic changes in the way we are co-evolving with our own intelligent creations and our interconnected world, and questions where that data centricism and super intelligence will lead us. Must read!

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    Dominic 01-25-17
    Dominic 01-25-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Without overstating it... ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

    Intelligent, factual and insightful.

    One of the best books I've read/listened to. Story and narration was first class.

    I purchased this book not knowing too much about it and then was blown away by the journey it took me on.

    Do yourself a favour and take a listen.

    Dom

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    Andy Alford 11-29-16
    Andy Alford 11-29-16
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    "Amazing book. "

    I didn't think he could write a better book than Sapiens, but he may well have managed it with Homo Deus. I need to listen to it again right away. I've listened to Sapiens 3 times already. So much to absorb in both works. Read these two books before ANYTHING ELSE. You won't regret it.

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    Karl Stoltz 10-08-16
    Karl Stoltz 10-08-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Amazing"

    Your mind = pop
    A really great read that will repeatedly challenge the way you think of humanity and the future

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    Sabin 09-15-16
    Sabin 09-15-16 Member Since 2016
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    "a good look at a future growing more uncertain"

    perfect narration of a great book! it puts today's geo-political events into context, from the dismantling of the USSR to tomorrow's digital religions like dataism. worth reading at least twice!

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    Ben 11-27-16
    Ben 11-27-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Misleading title"

    This book is not about the future. It is not about how Homo sapiens may become homo deus. It is more copy paste of a smattering of (much better) recent books (Ian Morris/Niall Ferguson come to mind) covering history. This guy is a smug shallow icon in general. But in the specific this book simply doesn't do what it says it would do. In that it discusses the past rather than meaningfully contemplating the future. I don't blame Harari for cashing in while he is hot and writing a slightly less good version of his other book. But if you have read the first book I would skip this one and read Kevin Kelly or myriad others - as they are brave enough to have a stab at what the future might actually look like.

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    10/6/16
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    "Great food for thought"

    Really enjoyed this. Zipped through it. The reading was great and the book itself will give you lots to think about

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Adolfo Terrazas de Carvalho
    10/24/16
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    "Second best book I've read"

    it stands just after Sapiens...amazing book! This book should be mandatory at schools, would make the difference.

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  • m
    12/24/16
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    "Brilliant vision of where we might be heading"

    Brilliant, insightful, well researched and thought-provoking vision of the future of mankind. Disturbing and saddening in parts to realise the accuracy of his observations and logical extrapolation into the Brave new world that may await us.

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  • Alice Watchorn
    12/15/16
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    "Fascinating"

    Excellent book, incredibly thought provoking and challenging. Walks you through religious history to religious future and makes you question your existing prejudices.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Nancy
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    12/5/16
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    "One of the finest exercises in intellect"

    and prediction of recent years and recent years count more than ever in our new and never seen before world.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Simon M.
    12/5/16
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    "Life altering journey through time"

    An incredible Pandoras box insight into who we are and where we might end up in the future that we create.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • John
    11/30/16
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    "questions you can't avoid as difficult and troublesome and even frightening as they may be"

    A well written and well read book. you may take issue with some of the analysis and propositions offered, but the questions it raise can' t be ignored If all we are as the author suggest are algorithms then What are the consequences for democracy, Humanism and Humanity when machines and networks and the data they collect and hold exceed the data processing capacities of Homo sapiens? this book contains and enlarges on the analysis of human society offered in Sapiens, by the same author.

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  • Mr
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    11/8/16
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    "Enjoyable- but extremely speculative."

    I found the ideas' somewhat radical. Often the book moves into grey areas', but the logical threads are reasonably sound.
    I would heartly recommend it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • daniel smith
    11/4/16
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    "Not as good as its predecessor"

    I really enjoyed Sapiens so looked forward to this book. This book was less factual and more philosophical which I found difficult to remain interested in. Some good ideas but it needed to do more to keep me on board!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • tomàdale
    11/1/16
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    "very interesting and thought provoking."

    a great listen. performance is great as is the content, as long as it's remembered it is conjecture.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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