St. Louis on the Air
Thu October 11, 2012
Why Violence Is Declining: A Conversation With Steven Pinker
Author and psychologist Steven Pinker argues that violence is on the decline. In, "The Better Angels of Our Nature,” Pinker says despite ongoing news about war, terrorism, and other crimes, violence is declining. Pinker also examines why people are pulled toward violence and debunks myths about violence.
Host Don Marsh talks with Steven Pinker about his book and thought provoking studies and analysis. Pinker spoke recently at the St. Louis County Library.
Public Health - Violence