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Read the information in the following article:
Pinker, S. (2011). Violence Vanquished. The Wall Street Journal. Sept. 24, 2011. http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424053111904106704576583203589408180
Answer the following questions:
How does the condition of stability in China today compare with that of the 19th century (1800s)?
How does the condition of stability in China today compare with that of the 20th century (1900s)?
What is Pinker’s thesis about the change in violence over time?
To what does Pinker attribute the decline in civil wars and civil unrest?