Homo Deus Book Summary (PDF) by Yuval Noah Harari

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Why This Book Matters:

Homo Deus discusses how humans became the leading species on Earth and makes a prediction about our future.

The Big Takeaways:

  1. Humans are ambitious, and our goals change every day.
    1. If As we advance and discover new technology, our ambitions must change to meet other needs.
  2. Humanity proved to be dominant over other species through cooperation.
    1. We became dominant when we stopped being hunter-gatherers.
  3. Religion gives us narratives that summarize ethical impasses.
    1. Religion proves the moral code for life while science helps us fight diseases, famine, and other problems.
  4. Liberal communities take meaning from experiences, not religion.
    1. However, no particular type of humanism has all of the answers.
  5. In the future, we will become completely reliant on technology and algorithms.
    1. Technology will eventually be the decision-makers.

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