Human Interest

"The Better Angels of Our Nature"

Steven Pinker

About the Program

Steven Pinker argues 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.  Hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. 

About the Authors

Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker is Harvard College Professor of Psychology at Harvard University.  His books include "How the Mind Works," "The Blank Slate," and "The Stuff of Thought."  For more, visit: stevenpinker.com. 


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"The Better Angels of Our Nature"

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Past Airings

  • Monday, December 26th at 6:45am (ET)
  • Saturday, December 24th at 6:45pm (ET)
  • Sunday, November 20th at 6am (ET)
  • Monday, November 14th at 5am (ET)
  • Sunday, November 13th at 10pm (ET)
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