Science · Psychology

Steven Pinker

“If we're blank slates then by definition, we are equal; because zero equals zero equals zero. But if something were to be written on the slate, then some people could have more than others, and according to this line of thinking, that would justify discrimination and inequality”

Steven Pinker is a Harvard College professor and a Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. He is the best-selling author of numerous books such as The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, and The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature. His previous works include the Pullitzer Prize finalists The Blank Slate and How The Mind Works. Pinker has been included on Time Magazine’s list of the “100 Most Influential People in The World”, as well as Foreign Policy’s list of The World’s Top 100 Public Intellectuals. He has received awards and honors from the National Academy of Sciences, the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, and the American Psychological Association.

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