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War Statistics: Steven Pinker’s new book ‘The Better Angels of our Nature’

Steven Pinker’s new book ‘The Better Angels of our Nature: the Decline of Violence in History and Its Causes ‘ relies heavily on statistics from the following source: The Correlates of War Project at: http://www.correlatesofwar.org/ And Matthew White founder of the … Continue reading

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Novels and the Decline in Violence: Steven Pinker’s (1954-) View

Some years ago, driving down to Big Sur in California, I heard an interview on National Public Radio with J.M. Coetzee (1940-), the great South African novelist. He told the story of how, after the South African peace process had … Continue reading

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