Historian Yuval Noah Harari warns that spotting fascists isn’t easy. They don’t always appear as monsters. Moreover, Harari says, fascism in the 21st century won’t look like it did in the 1930s. Controlling data has become the focus of today’s fascists, and emerging technologies like AI may change politics. getAbstract recommends this intelligent talk, which Harari delivered via hologram from Tel Aviv, to those worried about threats to democracy.
In this summary, you will learn
- How nationalism and fascism differ,
- How the concentration of data collection feeds into fascism,
- What you can do to prevent the spread of fascism.
About the Speaker
Historian Yuval Noah Harari is the author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow.