Steven Pinker Quote

The fact that people can forget these simple truths when intellectualizing about children shows how far modern doctrines have taken us. They make it easy to think of children as lumps of putty to be shaped instead of partners in a human relationship.


The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (ed. Penguin, 2003) - ISBN: 9781101200322

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The fact that people can forget these simple truths when intellectualizing about children shows how far modern doctrines have taken us. They make it...

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The fact that people can forget these simple truths when intellectualizing about children shows how far modern doctrines have taken us. They make it...

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The fact that people can forget these simple truths when intellectualizing about children shows how far modern doctrines have taken us. They make it...

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The fact that people can forget these simple truths when intellectualizing about children shows how far modern doctrines have taken us. They make it...