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It's All In the Genes36:17

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photoIt isn't easy to take on the establishment. And its beloved worldview. Just ask Galileo, sent into exile by the pope when he argued the Earth was not the center of the universe. Four-hundred years later, MIT psychologist, Steven Pinker, is shaking things up again. Rejecting the notion of humans as a blank slate, and the modern denial of nature. In this hour: the world according to Pinker.


Steven Pinker, professor of psychology at MIT, author of "The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature"

This program aired on October 30, 2002.

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