I - The New Human Agenda
• The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: Harari, Yuval Noah. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow. Harper Perennial, 2017. Paperback.
Note: Many words are spelled using British English forms rather than American English forms and are not typographical or grammatical errors.
The New Human Agenda begins on page 1.
• For three millennia, humanity struggled with three problems: famine, plague, and war. The people looked to the gods or a cosmic plan to explain the recurring tragedies in their lives.
• At the dawn of the third millennium, we began to realize we had gained power over famine, plague, and war.
• The problems have not been completely solved, but they have "been transformed from incomprehensible and uncontrollable forces of nature into manageable challenges" (1-2).
• These problems still occur, but instead of helplessly attributing them to god, people believe someone...
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