Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character,
commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principle.
As women are empowered, violence can come down, for a number of reasons. By all measures, men are the more violent gender.
There is a correlation between economic inequality and personal violence. The explanation for the correlation isn't completely clear; there are a number of possibilities.
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Societies that empower women are less violent in every way.
We really are creatures of a violent world, biologically speaking - watching violence and learning about it is one of our cognitive drives.
All of the violence that doesn't occur doesn't get reported on the news.
Violence is often caused by a surfeit of morality and justice, at least as they are conceived in the minds of the perpetrators.
Isn't keeping statistics on violence a form of violence?