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"1 1/2 stars. Intriguing, fresh take on critical transitions in the evolution of human sapiens but seriously marred by regular and blatant editorializing. The latter builds suspicion that his scholarship,source selection, footnotes etc are carefull..." Permalink
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"I agree with the review by Marcus Paul...."the book is deeply flawed in places and Harari is a much better social scientist than he is philosopher, logician or historian. His critique of modern social ills is very refreshing and objective, hi..." Permalink
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Destined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel, Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective. 100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the earth. Today there...
DanglingConversations made a comment Apr 08 2020
"I have enjoyed reading Balzac and I was expecting a more nuanced story than this recounting of a claustrophobic childhood in a dysfunctional family. If you like film noir this novel is the equivalent to the relentless verity and fatalism of that g..." Permalink
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