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Steven Pinker on the Past, Present, and Future of Optimism

The legendary scientist argues that things are getting better, not worse. If only he could get the world to believe him.

Illustration: Paul Lacolly

TThe rise of populism. The threat of domestic and international terrorism. The destruction of the environment. In recent years, you’d be forgiven for getting the…




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