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Dr Harari’s fourth lecture under the general heading of ”The Scientific Revolution” covers the Industrial Revolution.
During the last 200 years, the combination of science, imperialism and capitalism produced the Industrial Revolution. This revolution gave humankind control of enormous new energy resources, and enabled humankind to start manufacturing far more things than ever before, far more quickly, and far more cheaply. How did this change the global ecology, daily life, and human psychology?
This week’s lectures attempt to answer these questions. These are my lecture notes created using the subtitles from the Coursera videos.
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