Pinker’s “Violence” Is Analogous to Economic Cherrypicking

Steven Pinker: You know, saying violence has decreased is a pointless truism. People who are subject to tax and consumer interest predation; immigration of working classes in a period of technical reformation; and gradual culturecide and genocide, are not the victims of direct violence. The human batteries in The Matrix, like the frog in boiling water simply do not know they’re victims.

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