Class 5.4

Wall-E on the Rubbish-Heap of History

Yesterday I asked you to reflect on Harari’s vision of humanity’s future in the final pages of Sapiens; last night you witnessed Andrew Stanton’s very different account in the Pixar movie Wall-E. Given the many differences, I’m interested in learning what these two have in common. Give a brief analysis, citing evidence from both sources, identifying a common strand in their thinking.

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