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The Cognitive Revolution

This article is about the Cognitive Revolution. After reading this article I hope you will agree that this revolution was one of the most important and profound changes in the way humans thought and organized during the two million years of our existence. My take on the Cognitive Revolution is similar to that of the book Sapiens written by Yuval Noah Harari, who provides “a brief summary of humankind”. My sister wrote her own takeaways from the book that you can check out here. Perhaps the most important takeaway is that the cognitive revolution marks the beginning of humans imagining things unseen. For the first time, we began to create fairy tales and create customs that had previously not