Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?, Paperback Book


`It's just a brute fact that we don't throw virgins into volcanoes any more.

We don't execute people for shoplifting a cabbage. And we used to.' -Steven Pinker`The idea that because things have gotten better in the past they will continue to do so in the future is a fallacy I would have thought confined to the lower reaches of Wall Street.' -Malcolm GladwellIn a world driven by technology and globalization, is humanity approaching a Golden Age or is the notion of progress a Western delusion?

Four of the world's most renowned thinkers take on one of the biggest debates of the modern era...


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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  • Category: Social & political philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781786070760

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