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Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker
"I did not like this book.

I would say that this book was middling for the majority of it. The idea of the book is that progress has already happened, and we shouldn't be as doom and gloom as we are. But for a man who emphasizes the use of data and..." Read more of this review »
Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker
"A paean to the status quo that can be summarized in four words: ‘don’t worry, be happy’. (Actually five words, as one is contracted). This book will no doubt earn the author a lanyard to every corporate boardroom and conservative think tank in the..." Read more of this review »
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“Serious literature does not exist to make life easy but to complicate it.”
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“I placed no trust in faiths, doctrines, ideologies, institutions. Thus I could stand only upon my own feet. But I was a Pole, molded by Polishness, living in Poland. And so I needed to look deeper for my ‘self,’ in the place where it was no longer Polish but simply human”
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“Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.”
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“Every writer on this planet THINKS he is a great writer (why waste your entire life writing when you believe you are mediocre?) but its deemed socially unacceptable to actually speak out such thoughts. So, modesty is always a public concept and not an inner one. For that reason alone 'modesty' can actually be said to be the product of a large ego, for the ego is primarily concerned with survival and society rewards this dishonesty and tends to punish honesty (see Camus)”
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