Yuval Noah Harari: 'Will coronavirus change our attitudes to death? Quite the opposite' | Curio

Yuval Noah Harari: 'Will coronavirus change our attitudes to death? Quite the opposite'

14 mins | Apr 28, 2020

Coming to terms with the riddle of existence. "Humans have been so successful in our attempt to safeguard and prolong life that our worldview has changed in a profound way. While traditional religions considered the afterlife as the main source of meaning, from the 18th-century ideologies such as liberalism, socialism and feminism lost all interest in the afterlife." Writing in the Guardian, the author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, reflects.

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