BOOK

"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates

"A terrific book...[Pinker] recounts the progress across a broad array of metrics, from health to wars, the environment to happiness, equal rights to quality of life." --The New York Times

The follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking The Better Angels of Our Nature presents the big picture of human progress: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science.

Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment of the human condition in the third millennium, cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, which play to our psychological biases. Instead, follow the data: In...

[...read more]
Categories: HEALTH   SCIENCE   PSYCHOLOGY   SELF-HELP  



  • Brian
  • Saved by: Brian
  • updated: 28 days ago


Note: You can save a copy of this Book to your own collection, then combine this book with with other articles and videos to make a CHUNK

Chunks with this Article:

Enlightment Now, by Steven Pinker (book)
Chunk saved by: Brian