This is the best reason to learn history: not in order to predict the future, but to free yourself of the past and imagine alternative destinies. Of course this is not total freedom - we cannot avoid being shaped by the past. But some freedom is better than none.
Já percebi que Homo Deus de Yuval Hariri vai ser daqueles livros que deixará cicatrizes no cérebro. Até agora, mindblowing!