Steven Pinker on the case for optimism

Was 2017 really the “the worst ever,” as some would have us believe? Cognitive psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker shares data that shows: actually, it was one of the best overall. At TED2018, head of TED Chris Anderson sat down with Steven to take a closer look at the data that suggest the world is improving — and to unpack why so many people find this idea so challenging.

www.ted.com

|Read more|

print

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *