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Steven Pinker sobre o mito da violência

TED2007 · 19:15 · Filmed Mar 2007
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Steven Pinker delineia o declínio da violência desde os tempos bíblicos até ao presente, e argumenta que, embora possa parecer ilógico e até mesmo obsceno se considerarmos a situação no Iraque e em Darfur, nós estamos a viver o período mais tranquilo de toda a existência da nossa espécie.

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Linguist Steven Pinker questions the very nature of our thoughts — the way we use words, how we learn, and how we relate to others. In his best-selling books, he has brought sophisticated language analysis to bear on topics of wide general interest. Full bio

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