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DuskStar · 2020-06-28 · Original thread
That's a nice set of ad hominem attacks there. Do you have anything to say about his arguments, or just your interpretation of unrelated views he might hold?

Yes, Pinker has views that others find objectionable. But that has no bearing on whether poverty has increased worldwide.

Incidentally, The Guardian lists Enlightenment Now as one of its "Books to Buy in 2018", at least according to the Amazon page [0]. (I mention The Guardian because that's who the article is from)


axiom92 · 2019-04-30 · Original thread
A book that echoes the sentiment:

It's an amazing read as well, much like Pinker's other works.

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