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Nassim Nicholas Taleb thinks it's BS. There's been a lot of debate on Pinker's book.

https://www.vox.com/2015/5/21/8635369/pinker-taleb




Wrong Pinker book. Taleb took issue with Better Angels of Our Nature, which is Pinker's book about the decline of violence.

Enlightenment Now is different. Taleb might also have opposed that book (he likes to pick fights) but that's not what your link describes.




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