Steven Pinker http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Why Violence Is Declining: A Conversation With Steven Pinker http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/why-violence-declining-conversation-steven-pinker <p>Author and psychologist Steven Pinker argues that violence is on the decline.&nbsp; In, "The Better Angels of Our Nature,” Pinker says despite ongoing news about war, terrorism, and other crimes, violence is declining.&nbsp; Pinker also examines why people are pulled toward violence and debunks myths about violence.</p><p>Host Don Marsh talks with Steven Pinker about his book and thought provoking studies and analysis.&nbsp; Pinker spoke recently at the St. Louis County Library.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 18:28:35 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 5274 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Why Violence Is Declining: A Conversation With Steven Pinker