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Beyond Afghanistan Paperback – April 27, 2012
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
About the Author
Ray's life is Graphic Design and illustration. She was one of the pioneers in early web design and technology. A Professor of Graphic Design at Australian and American universities; she has exhibited work in the National Science and Technology Center in Canberra, as well as the National Gallery and Parliament House in Australia. She now writes, illustrates and develops new technologies for children's educational materials.
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