HAIL THE noble savage!

[ Fri. Dec. 9. 2011 ]

.... According to Pinker, new studies that quantify the increase and decrease in violence over the course of history lead to the conclusion that it is in constant decline. As evidence of this, he notes that many forms of violence have disappeared from the world, or have at least become rare and are condemned in the West... - as he wrote in an article titled A History of Violence (on www.edge.org ). [more]