Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “Consistency is the playground of”

Consistency is the playground of dull minds – Yuval Noah Harari

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “Every religion ideology and creed”

Every religion, ideology and creed has its shadow, and no matter which creed you follow you should acknowledge your shadow and avoid the naïve reassurance that ‘it cannot happen to us’. Secular science has at least one big advantage over most traditional religions, namely that it is not terrified of its shadow, and it is […]

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “It is the responsibility of”

It is the responsibility of all of us to invest time and effort in uncovering our biases and in verifying our sources of information. As noted in earlier chapters, we cannot investigate everything ourselves. But precisely because of that, we need at least to investigate carefully our favourite sources of information – be they a […]

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “Modern business people and lawyers”

Modern business people and lawyers are, in fact, powerful sorcerers. – Yuval Noah Harari

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “So the best advice I”

So the best advice I could give a fifteen-year-old stuck in an outdated school somewhere in Mexico, India or Alabama is: don’t rely on the adults too much. Most of them mean well, but they just don’t understand the world. – Yuval Noah Harari

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “The Scientific Revolution proposed a”

The Scientific Revolution proposed a very different formula for knowledge: Knowledge = Empirical Data × Mathematics. If we want to know the answer to some question, we need to gather relevant empirical data, and then use mathematical tools to analyse the data. For example, in order to gauge the true shape of the earth, we […]

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “There are no gods no”

There are no gods, no nations, no money and no human rights, except in our collective imagination. – Yuval Noah Harari

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “Questions you cannot answer are”

Questions you cannot answer are usually far better for you than answers you cannot question. – Yuval Noah Harari

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “For centuries scientists too accepted”

For centuries scientists too accepted these humanist guidelines. When physicists wondered whether to get married or not, they too watched sunsets and tried to get in touch with themselves. When chemists contemplated whether to accept a problematic job offer, they too wrote diaries and had heart-to-heart talks with a good friend. When biologists debated whether […]

Quote by Yuval Noah Harari : “Science finds it hard to”

Science finds it hard to decipher the mysteries of the mind largely because we lack efficient tools. Many people, including many scientists, tend to confuse the mind with the brain, but they are really very different things. The brain is a material network of neurons, synapses and biochemicals. The mind is a flow of subjective […]