Lily Sim

Jul 14, 2021

4 min read

12 Books In January 2020

  1. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century -Yuval Noah Harari

I enjoyed this read, but I do feel that the title is a bit misleading, since the lessons are a bit vague. Harari attempts to tackle some big issues (globalization, climate change, technological advances, nuclear war) in this singular work. The premise of the book is to examine the biggest issues that we’re facing in the world today, but this is more a philosophical and contextual presentation, because there weren’t that many concrete potential suggestions. This makes sense. Any change requires the cooperation of the entire society as a…