Homo Deus
Yuval Noah Harari
Contributed by Andrea Barraza
Chapter Summaries
Chapter Summaries Table
Chapter Summary
Chapter 1
The first chapter of the book, titled ‘The New Human Agenda’, serves more as an introductory chapter, detailing some of the challenges and accompl...
Chapter 2
In the chapter, the author presents the view that human beings have evolved to attain characteristics that are far better compared to those of animals...
Chapter 3
In this chapter, the author notes that Homo sapiens “is the most powerful species in the world” (Harari 45). He also indicates that Homo sapiens h...
Chapter 4
In this chapter, Harari discusses the contrast that exists between animals and the Homo sapiens. For instance, he indicates that animals, such as chim...
Chapter 5
Chapter Five highlights the role of stories among human societies. The author notes that the stories “dominate objective reality” (Harari 106), th...
Chapter 6
Thought the chapter, Harari aims to show that modernity is the way of life and defines the kind of experiences that people are likely to have in the v...
Chapter 7
This chapter provides that one of the elements that accord humans power is the ability to think through various life processes without necessarily rel...
Chapter 8
Chapter Eight states that the world is currently dominated by the liberal elements of human rights, individualism, the free market, and democracy. How...
Chapter 9
In this chapter, the author revisits the view of how human beings believe they are unique and hold a valuable position in relation to animals (Harari ...
Chapter 10
Chapter Ten describes how new religions will likely be developed in the future. However, there is a deep relationship between these new religions and ...
Chapter 11
Chapter Eleven acknowledges the position and role that data currently holds in the lives of people. It shows that the universe is filled with data flo...
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