Yuval Noah Harari on Fear Mongering

Put out by Newsnight, BBC’s place for “ideas and debate,” this brief clip (2:11) of Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari offers a fresh, though controversial, insight into the psychology that drives terrorism. Harari is the best selling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2014), Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow (2016), and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (2018). A long-standing New York Times best seller, Sapiens has sold over 8 million copies worldwide and has been named as one of Bill Gates’s ten favorite books. Harari’s work has earned him widespread recognition in both academic circles and among the general public.