#390 – Yuval Noah Harari: Human Nature, Intelligence, Power, and Conspiracies

Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, philosopher, and author of Sapiens, Homo Deus, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, and Unstoppable Us. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(08:36) – Intelligence
(27:31) – Origin of humans
(37:53) – Suffering
(58:35) – Hitler
(1:17:07) – Benjamin Netanyahu
(1:35:30) – Peace in Ukraine
(1:52:20) – Conspiracy theories
(2:06:59) – AI safety
(2:21:16) – How to think
(2:31:00) – Advice for young people
(2:33:41) – Love
(2:43:50) – Mortality
(2:48:14) – Meaning of life