Book Review Of The Day – Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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The Whaleoil Book Club is a compilation of recommended books from readers

This holiday season we are going to review approximately one book per day so that it gives people a chance to do their own research on the books and authors by using the links provided and not miss out by being bombarded by a whole lot at once.

The purpose is to share with others sources of information and/or entertainment to aid with relaxing as people take some time off work.

Each post is set out with the name of who submitted it, the name of the book and author and a short review in the form of a comment from whoever submitted it.

Todays review came from Cows4me


Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
By Yuval Noah Harari

Cows4me said: “…it’s not about gays even though bath house Barry gave it an endorsement. Some of what it deals with ; War is obsolete, Famine is disappearing, Death is just a technical problem, What does our future hold? : Very well written book and very thought provoking. A number one bestseller highly endorsed. If you think you have life figured out think again.”

 

Amazon said: “Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to accept, but, as Harari explains in his trademark style—thorough, yet riveting—famine, plague and war have been transformed from incomprehensible and uncontrollable forces of nature into manageable challenges. For the first time ever, more people die from eating too much than from eating too little; more people die from old age than from infectious diseases; and more people commit suicide than are killed by soldiers, terrorists and criminals put together. The average American is a thousand times more likely to die from binging at McDonalds than from being blown up by Al Qaeda.”

 

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