Yuval Noah Harari: Why the reluctant guru is upsetting scientists

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By Graham Lawton Yuval Noah Harari likes to spin a yarn about an obscure African ape that took over the world by telling stories. The ape in his tale is Homo sapiens. But the story-telling rise from obscurity could just as well apply to him. Ten years ago, Harari was an obscure history professor at a university in Israel. Today he is the world’s most famous public intellectual and science writer: with a fan base that includes Bill Gates, Barack Obama and Kazuo Ishiguro. His books Sapiens and Homo Deus have sold millions worldwide,