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Summary of 21Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

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Summary

21 Lessons for the 21st Century: A Complete Summary
 
We think we have seen the worst of this world: the violation of human rights, terrorism and killings here and there. Sadly, it is going to get worse because the future is not “bright.” We also think technology and we (humans) rule the world and nothing can ever change that but if we do nothing, the environment would unseat us. Also, we are so engrossed in other seemingly important things except the things that can save us.
 
In the book, “21 Lessons for the 21stCentury, Yuval Noah Harari raises challenging questions about concepts that have become so enshrined in global society and the author shows how these concepts have failed us, particularly now that we need them the most. This book rattles the foundation of everything we have believed over the years and how they are now the very things that have stopped us from coming together to fight and win the battle of the future.
 
This book does not merely scratch the surface, instead it goes in-depth to explain different ideologies and how we have always thought they were the answers to the world’s problems. The book also gives readers something to think about after they have finished it.
 
Part one presents the present global problems and the ones that will occur in the near future. The second part presents and examines the concepts we have embraced that seem like answers. The third part deals with war and terrorism in our present realities. The fourth part attempts to debunk all the fables we have heard so many times that they have become our current truths. Part five ties them all together and takes a general view at how we can find ourselves and make effort to save ourselves.
 
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