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The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

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A provocative history of violence—from the New York Times bestselling author of The Stuff of Thought and The Blank SlateBelieve it or not, today we may be living in the most peaceful moment in our species’ existence. In his gripping and controversial new work, New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker shows that despite the ceaseless news about war, crime, and terrorism, violence has actually been in decline over long stretches of history. Exploding myths about humankind’s inherent viol…

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If you haven’t had a chance, you might find The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker interesting. He discusses a number of theories around the decrease in violence. He touches on the abortion theory when he discusses modern crime.

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Steven Pinker

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