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Problems with Pinker’s progress

Problems with Pinker’s progress

Nick Spencer takes issue with the American thinker’s paean to the Enlightenment.

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HUMANS measure. We measure our intelligence (thanks to IQ tests), our personality type (thanks to the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator), and now — thanks to the Gray–Pinker scale that I have just invented — our attitude to progress.

 

Read the full article at the Church Times.

 

 

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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). Outside of Theos, Nick is Visiting Research Fellow at the Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London and a Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion

Posted 23 March 2018

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