In 2017, Yuval Harari and Dan Ariely participated in a discussion titled “Future Think: From Sapiens to Homo Deus.” The conversation took place in New York City and covered various topics related to Harari’s books, including “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus”.

Yuval Harari’s Views:
– Harari discussed the limited ability of politicians to do good but their unlimited ability to do bad.
– He also mentioned the rise of nationalism and how it may lead to less large-scale coordination on global issues.
– Harari highlighted the role of science as a means of power and control over various aspects of life.
– In his book “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow,” Harari explores the potential consequences of coupling old myths with new technologies like artificial intelligence and genetic engineering.

Joke by Yuval Harari:
– At the end of the discussion, Dan Ariely asked Harari to share the best joke he knows. Harari responded by saying, “Reality is far more funny. The things people believe in, and some people never get the joke!”

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