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Sapiens: What is Humanity?

Thu 17 Mar 2022
Humanity Episode 1
Humanity, Meaning, ethics
Bible reference(s): Psalm 8

In his recent book ‘Lifespan: Why we age and why we don’t have to’ David Sinclair ponders the essence of what it means to be human. He makes the startling claim - ‘And so, at the fundamental level, life is rather simple: we exist by the grace of an order created from Chaos’. So far, I think I’m with him. But he continues: ‘When we toast to life, we really should be toasting to enzymes’. Really? Should we be toasting to enzymes?

Equally thought-provoking, Yuval Harari in his best-selling book ‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind’ tries to understand this most basic of questions - What is a human being? Don’t miss David Robertson’s City Legal Mini-Series as he launches into these fundamental questions!

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