You’re Already Committed to Reason

Steven Pinker, the author of The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, is at the center of this fantastic video (an excerpt of a previous Big Think video mixed with new visuals) explaining why violence is on the decline despite what you might infer from the news:

(Thanks to Brian for the link!)

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