Bill Gates called it his "new favourite book of all time." Steven Pinker's "Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress" offers a data-heavy dose of good news: these are the best of times. People are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and it's all because of enlightenment. The Agenda welcomes the renowned psychologist, essayist and author to makes his case for why people are better off than they may think.
Episode:
Celebrating and Questioning Progress
Aired:
Apr 04, 2018