“Steven Pinker Thinks the Future Is Looking Bright”…. “The Future Doesn’t Think the Same of Pinker”

November 20, 2018 § Leave a comment

Pollyanna is a best-selling 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children’s literature, with the title character’s name becoming a popular term for someone with the same very optimistic outlook:[1] a subconscious bias towards the positive is often described as the Pollyanna principle.

 

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