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Yuval Noah Harari, born in Israel, studied history and went on to become a professor, but is most popularly known as an author. His books are highly appraised and widely read, most notably, Sapiens, Homo Deus, and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (from now on shortened to 21 Lessons). The last of which our review will focus on.

The aforementioned books are chronologically related to one another: Sapiens focused on humanity’s past, Homo Deus on the future, and 21 Lessons on the present day. Considering we are contemporaries of the publication of 21 Lessons, it is very much relevant to us. It addresses issues visible in our daily lives, whether through our first-hand experience, or media. For example, Harari discusses problems such as immigration, fake news, and terrorism, and how they intertwine with technology. …

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