Spreading the Word: Interview with Yuval Noah Harari on COVID-19

In this week’s “Spreading the Word”, I share with you an interview with the famous historian, professor Yuval Noah Harari published on 22.04.2020. In it, professor shares his views on the biggest dangers that face us in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps unexpectedly, he thinks that the virus itself is not our most serious threat. Instead, it is our own inner demons, if we do not decide to hold them in check. Our decisions matter.

“I think future historians will see this as a turning point in the history of the 21st century. But which way we turn is up to our decisions. It’s not inevitable.”

Yuval Noah Harari, from the interview (link below)


Link to the interview: https://www.dw.com/en/virus-itself-is-not-the-biggest-danger-says-yuval-noah-harari/a-53195552

decisions, decisions… image from unsplash

Keeping up the new “Spreading the Word” tradition, every Thursday I hope to share with you an article I’ve read or a video I’ve seen and considered it to be inspiring or enlightening. Especially now, during our increasingly uncertain times and social distancing, I feel it is important to take good care not just of our physical but also of our mental well-being. Humans have always turned to storytelling when everything else fails. My Thursdays’ “Spreading the Word” articles are an online version of sharing worthwhile stories.

keep exploring and storytelling!

One thought on “Spreading the Word: Interview with Yuval Noah Harari on COVID-19

  1. Pingback: Spreading the Word: Teaming instead of Competing – humanfactor

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