The Decline of Violence in History

“For all the tribulations in our lives, for all the troubles that remain in the world, the decline of violence is an accomplishment that we can savor—and an impetus to cherish the forces of civilization and enlightment that made it possible.”

(from “The Better Angels of Our Nature: The Decline of Violence in History and Its Causes” by Steven Pinker)


4 thoughts on “The Decline of Violence in History

  1. gnatseyeview says:

    Pinker is one of the best thinkers and writers in America today.

  2. You have encouraged me!
    Love the vid!
    Appreciate your passing it on.

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