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Yuval Noah Harari
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What is fictive language? What does it allow Sapiens to do? How has that impacted the species development?

This aids the student in understanding what Harari considers the fundamental difference between Homo sapiens and other species.

What is a shared myth? Why are they important? Provide examples from the text

This helps to understand the concept of shared myths, both abstractly and through examples. This concept underlies all of Harari's arguments.

Why does Harari argue that it is important to examine the lives of hunter-gatherers? What are the limitations to this research?

This demonstrates the ways in which our hunter-gatherer origins and evolution generally shape human behavior.

What occurred during the Agricultural Revolution? How did this impact the lives of individual humans? How does this relate to the luxury trap?

This relates to Harari's view that the lifestyle of individual human beings has not consistently improved throughout...

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