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Old 11th October 2017, 12:19 PM
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Default Re: Homo Deus: A brief History of Tomorrow

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.. I had read [I]Sapiens.[/] ...
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... 'Sapiens' is a must read book. It should be mandatory reading in high school IMO.
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... Sapiens is a blockbuster, a mind opener ...
Thanks, odd and Strato, for your recommendations.

I've just finished “Sapiens”, a really interesting read.

It's one of the best books I've ever read.
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Old 11th October 2017, 12:56 PM
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Glad you liked it BL - it had me at 'About 13.5 billion years ago'!

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Old 12th October 2017, 11:57 PM
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I expect Harari is researching and writing another book. Not just a project. Much more than that.
Everything admits of a naturalistic explanation.
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