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14 mins | May 13, 2020

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

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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