Steven Pinker Quote

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 enlightenment that made it possible.


The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined (ed. Penguin, 2011) - ISBN: 9781101544648

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...