“You could never convince a monkey to give you a banana by promising him limitless bananas after death in monkey heaven.”
Yuval Noah Harari is a public intellectual, historian and a professor in the Department of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of international bestsellers Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. His books have sold more than 20 million copies worldwide. He has also written for publications such as the Guardian, Financial Times, the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Economist and Nature magazine.
His research focuses on macro-historical questions such as: What is the essential difference between Homo sapiens and other animals? Is there justice in history? Harari is co-Founder of Sapienship, a multidisciplinary organization advocating for global responsibility whose mission is to clarify the public conversation, support the quest for solutions and focus attention on the most important challenges facing the world today.
“Radiates power and clarity, making the world strange and new.” – The Sunday Times