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    • A Macat Analysis of Steven Pinker's The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

    • By: Joulia Smortchkova
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    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Published in 2011, The Better Angels of Our Nature is a gloriously optimistic book. In it, well-known cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker put forward an argument that contradicted what most people believed at the time. Pinker said that despite humanity's biological tendency toward violence, we are, in fact, less violent today than ever before. To prove it, he laid out pages of detailed statistical evidence.

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    • Don't waste your time or money on this "analysis"

    • By Phil Greene on 12-12-17

    Regular price: $6.95