Doom-mongering is not necessarily more realistic

Steven Pinker of Harvard concludes in the New Scientist that modern society is less violent than ever.

I always thought the doom-mongering press was out to lunch in that respect.


One Response to “Doom-mongering is not necessarily more realistic”

  1. I found it interesting and instructive. Perhaps the only thing I’d add to the questions by the interviewer would be: Could it be that video games with violent content, violent movies and violent sports have contributed to dampen violent impulses through the vicarious enactment of aggression?

    Thank you.

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