Pinker, Epstein, Soldier, Spy. Steven Pinker’s assist in Jeffrey Epstein’s appropriate defense renews critique of an increasingly divisive public intellectual.

Pinker, Epstein, Soldier, Spy. Steven Pinker’s assist in Jeffrey Epstein’s appropriate defense renews critique of an increasingly divisive public intellectual.

That convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had aid to avoid federal or state jail is unsurprising: money and power buy what they often shouldn’t. But the present revelation that Epstein discovered the help of star psychologist Steven Pinker in the shape of the 2007 appropriate document astonished both Pinker’s fans and experts. […]