Thu 30th Oct 2014 | Last updated: Thu 30th Oct 2014 at 12:18pm

Facebook Logo Twitter Logo RSS Logo

Topic: Steven Pinker

Books blog: Why Brian Cox really needs to read some St Augustine

Unlike Richard Dawkins, the physicist displays a winning humility when discussing God’s existence

Modern scientific slaughter is more barbaric than violence by primitive peoples

We are becoming less violent as a species, argues Steven Pinker in his new book, yet that only serves to make the violence of enlightened peoples worse