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A Brief But Spectacular take on what it means to be human

Yuval Noah Harari is a professor renowned for his broad and thought-provoking perspectives on human history. Harari, who is the bestselling author of "Sapiens," recently released a new volume of this work for younger readers. He gives his Brief But Spectacular take on what it means to be human.

A Brief But Spectacular take on what it means to be human

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