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Steven Arthur Pinker ist ein US-amerikanisch-kanadischer Experimentalpsychologe, Kognitionswissenschaftler, Linguist und populärwissenschaftlicher Autor. Er ist Professor am Harvard College und hat die Johnstone-Family-Professur des Fachbereiches Psychologie der Harvard-Universität inne.

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Broadly speaking, the Southern and Western desert and mountain states will vote for the candidate who endorses an aggressive military, a role for religion in public life, laissez-faire economic policies, private ownership of guns and relaxed conditions for using them, less regulation and taxation, and a valorization of the traditional family.

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Photography is a kind of virtual reality, and it helps if you can create the illusion of being in an interesting world.

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A hostility to modernity is shared by ideologies that have nothing else in common - a nostalgia for moral clarity, small-town intimacy, family values, primitive communism, ecological sustainability, communitarian solidarity, or harmonies with the rhythms of nature.

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Human nature is complex. Even if we do have inclinations toward violence, we also have inclination to empathy, to cooperation, to self-control.

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Cognitive psychology tells us that the unaided human mind is vulnerable to many fallacies and illusions because of its reliance on its memory for vivid anecdotes rather than systematic statistics.

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