The harari File

Hong Kong Tatler - - Life -

Vi­pas­sana med­i­ta­tion, “a method for ob­serv­ing the mind in a sys­tem­atic and ob­jec­tive man­ner. I spend two hours on that a day, and I also go on a med­i­ta­tion retreat for one or two months ev­ery year.”

the au­dio book of Tim Wu’s The At­ten­tion Mer­chants, “and en­joy­ing it very much.”

at home. “I some­times find my­self writ­ing on air­planes and trains, but that is much harder.” Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel, and Al­dous Hux­ley’s Brave New World.

“Bud­dha, who strikes me as the one per­son in his­tory who re­ally un­der­stood what life is all about. I would also like to have a chat with Mikhail Gor­bachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, who gave up more power than any­one else in the his­tory of the world. That’s quite ad­mirable.”

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