Homo Deus
A review of

Homo Deus

A Brief History of Tomorrow

Human Machines

by David Meyer

Best-selling public intellectual Yuval Noah Harari argues that free will doesn’t exist, that people worship themselves and that AI will destroy you.

Yuval Noah Harari, PhD, lectures on world history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and wrote the bestsellers Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. His books have been translated into more than 50 languages with more than 12 million copies sold worldwide.

Smart, original and compelling, Harari considers the consequences of humanism and the pursuit of divinity. He suggests a future world in which humans create AI, which will come to dominate society and treat people like slaves or animals. Homo sapiens don’t have free will, in his estimation, and he regards consciousness as a mirage. His is not a charitable view.

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