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The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker • history of violence

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Book cover of The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker - history of violence

history ● violence ● civilisation

Recommendation 5 / 5

I grabbed this book when I found out that Bill Gates mentioned that, for him, it was the most inspiring book he has ever read.

The book contradicts everything that we hear on TV or we read on the Internet. It is a rich, earnest source of information about the history of violence and an insightful and comprehensive analysis of factors which created the modern world…