Better Angels of Our Nature: Steven Pinker's Demon Moves [article]

Steven Aoun
Is it worst to be killed by a crazed mob wielding machetes or to die via conveyor belt and filing system? The Better Angels of Our Nature keeps falling victim to the halo effect, creating an aura around reason itself. The question, then, is whether the book should be viewed as a jewel in reason's crown or as among its costume jewellery.
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