Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind


这是一部从古代智人到现代人类发展的大概介绍,书中阐述了很多现在的社会现象都可以追根溯源到古代人类的生活方式。作者在书里提到了很多犀利的观点:1. 关于智人 — “我们的祖先比咸蛋人类能力更全面,生活也更健康”。2. 关于从采摘到种植 — “不是人类驯化了小麦,是小麦驯化了人类”。 3. 关于家禽 — “是选择被人类种族灭绝,还是选择终身被豢养在和身体一样大小的盒子里知道被宰杀”。

קיצור תולדות האנושות‎, [Ḳitsur toldot ha-enoshut]
A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.” One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo sapiens. What happened to…