By exploring the political and moral colorings of discoveries about what makes us tick we can have a more honest science and a less fearful intellectual milieu.

Steven Pinker Science Quote

As many political writers have pointed out commitment to political equality is not an empirical claim that people are clones.

Steven Pinker Equality Quote

Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language.

Steven Pinker Poetry Quote