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The first trailer for rock doc "Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band" is out now, before the film's Tribeca Film Festival premiere tonight.
Steven Pinker is famous for observing that human material well-being has undergone tremendous, and vastly underrated, improvement over the last few hundred years. "We've got this problem called obesity," the famous Harvard linguist and psychologist wryly notes. "Historically, as problems go, that's a pretty good one to have compared to the alternative of mass starvation."
In 2012's The Better Angels of Our Nature, Pinker argued persuasively that we're "living in the most peaceful moment in our...