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  • Enlightenment Now

  • The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
  • Written by: Steven Pinker
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
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Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment of the human condition in the third millennium, cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, which play to our psychological biases. Instead, follow the data: Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise, not just in the West but worldwide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intellectual optimistic Steven Pinker did it again

  • By Justin Greeno on 2018-04-07

Quality Optimism

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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-15

It was nice to have this well documented set of optimistic facts, pulling from a longer time cycle than nightly or weekly news, documenting some of the positive progress we have, and can make, as a species. #Audible1

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