The Decline of Violence

The Decline of Violence

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Steven Pinker is a world-renowned psychologist and cognitive scientist.  In The Better Angels of Our Nature Pinker explores the history of human violence to attempt to understand if we have become more or less violent.  He approaches this topic from a multi-disciplinary perspective incorporating data from history, anthropology, biology, psychology, and more.  His conclusions are surprising and have deep implications for the future of our species.

Full Article: The Decline of Violence on The Advanced Apes

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