Book Discussion on The Better Angels of Our Nature

Steven Pinker argued that we are living in the most peaceable era in human existence and that through the spread of government, literacy,… read more

Steven Pinker argued that we are living in the most peaceable era in human existence and that through the spread of government, literacy, trade, and cosmopolitanism, humans have been able to increasingly control the inner demons that lead us to violence. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on The Better Angels of Our Nature

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302562-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 12, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 13, 2012

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  • Nov 12, 2011 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 13, 2011 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 2011 | 5:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 20, 2011 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2011 | 6:46pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jan 12, 2012 | 8:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 2012 | 2:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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