Steven Pinker on Taboos, Political Correctness, and Dissent…


Date: May 12, 2015

01) Steven Pinker on Taboos, Political Correctness, and Dissent


“FIRE President Greg Lukianoff interviews Harvard psychology professor and bestselling author Steven Pinker about his books, the crucial role dissent plays in keeping society sane, the special importance of free speech on campus, and the origins of political correctness. Professor Pinker, a member of FIRE’s Board of Advisors, is the author of The Blank Slate, The Better Angels of our Nature, and The Stuff of Thought.”

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