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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Pinker on Writing in the 21st Century

Favorite writer Steven Pinker on Brain and Language writes in the Edge. And Video.

" ... What are the arts but products of the human mind which resonate with our aesthetic and emotional faculties? What are social issues, but ways in which humans try to coordinate their behavior and come to working arrangements that benefit everyone? There's no aspect of life that cannot be illuminated by a better understanding of the mind from scientific psychology. And for me the most recent example is the process of writing itself.  .... "

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