‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind’ Blew Singer Neil Hannon’s Mind

‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind’ Blew Singer Neil Hannon’s Mind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind has been a hot topic of discussion recently. Written by Yuval Noah Harari, the book spans the history of mankind from hunter gatherers in the Stone Age, to advancements in the 21st century, with its main focus being the development of homo sapiens. Reception of the book has been strangely mixed. Scholars with applicable knowledge of the subject have harshly criticized it, while the general public’s reaction has mainly been positive. Christopher Robert Hallpike, a professor of anthropology at McMaster University, reviewed the book and did not find any “serious contribution to knowledge”. However, Bill Gates …