Ha ha!

Let me clear the air on that. I think Steven Picker's research is mostly reliable, although I've come across a few videos poking holes in his findings that are quite interesting.

As it pertains to this article, Pinker does note that world is moving towards inclusivity despite our present politics. Normally, these changes could only be seen over multiple generations.

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