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Thursday, April 19 2012

Where Angels Fear to Tread: Steven Pinker's 'The Better Angels of Our Nature'

Is it worst to be killed by a crazed mob wielding machetes or to die via conveyor belt and filing system? The Better Angels of Our Nature keeps falling victim to the halo effect, creating an aura around reason itself.


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Thursday, February 23 2012

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker

What’s so funny about peace, love, and understanding? Working against conventional wisdom, Steven Pinker argues that we have reached a historical low point with regards to violence.


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