The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

Steven Pinker


A provocative heritage of violence—from the New York Times bestselling writer of The Stuff of Thought and The clean Slate

Believe it or now not, this day we should be residing within the such a lot peaceable second in our species' life. In his gripping and debatable new paintings, New York Times bestselling writer Steven Pinker exhibits that regardless of the ceaseless information approximately struggle, crime, and terrorism, violence has really been in decline over lengthy stretches of background. Exploding myths approximately humankind's inherent violence and the curse of modernity, this bold ebook maintains Pinker's exploration of the essence of human nature, blending psychology and heritage to supply a amazing photograph of an more and more enlightened world.

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