Why do we find ourselves flooded with fake news, medical quackery and conspiracy theorizing? We think in ways that are sensible in the low-tech contexts in which we spend most of our lives, but fail to do so in the wider context. Steven Pinker on why collective rationality matters and how it is the ultimate driver of social justice and moral progress.
Steven Pinker is a professor of Psychology at Harvard University and a popular writer on language, mind and human nature. His latest book Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters was published in September 2021More Info
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