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Steven Pinker is the Harvard College Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. A two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and the winner of many awards for his research, teaching, and books, he has been named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World Today and Foreign Policy's 100 Global Thinkers.
Other reviewers who gave low ratings to this book have far more time and patience to write a thoughtful critical analysis. My review will be relatively brief and general. Read morePublished 4 days ago by GurlZone
There seems to be the sentiment in the USA (and elsewhere I'd imagine) that things are always getting worse... and violence seems to be no exception. Read morePublished 4 days ago by JMM
This is a book many of us should read - although it's quite a long book it's worth the time and focus because it includes a massive amount of data, analysis and solid theory about... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Michael
Book was in the promised condition and arrived on time. Very worthwhile and interesting read so far (about halfway through) -- engaging, intelligent, compassionate, well... Read morePublished 10 days ago by SK
Why violence has declined? First . . . I didn't read the book.
But, IMHO, Pinker spoke to soon. It seems to me violence has increased.
(I'm just saying . . . . . Read more
Some may not like sow of the explicit language in the book, but its message needs to get out. The world has been moving towards less violence and if we keep course, it will... Read morePublished 21 days ago by David A. Wilson Jr.