The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker Conversation Starters

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker Conversation Starters

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The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker | Conversation Starters

       Though we are being assaulted by the media with scenes of violence all over the world, the total amount of violence has actually decreased over time. Despite the wars and conflicts happening around the world, author Steven Pinker has collated a large amount of data to underline the idea that violence is continuously decreasing. What started with the advent of agriculture has now culminated in the rights movement, focusing on the rights of the weaker sections of society. The Better Angels of Our Nature is a comprehensive work on the history of violence and is an attempt at analyzing trends in violence since prehistory.

     The Better Angels of Our Nature has been shortlisted to the Samuel Johnson Prize and the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. It also made it to the list of Mark Zuckerberg book club selection and New York Times Notable Books of 2011

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788834139288
Publisher: Daily Books
Publication date: 06/11/2019
Sold by: StreetLib SRL
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 130 KB

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