Although I greatly admire Hitchen's writings on atheism, let's not forget what a horrendous ass-hat he really was when it came to the Iraq war, neoconism, and the deaths of civilians. Hitchens would never let anyone else slide (see Mother Theresa, Princess Diana) on their moral misgivings and hypocrisies just because they're dead. How do you reconcile celebrating him with these unforgivable lapses in moral judgement?
Off to drink a toast with some of you (to the cool atheist Hitchens, not the misogynistic neocon jerk Hitchens). We can continue some of this there. It's fun so far. And remember, because of conservative thinking, you can now bring your firearm to this drinking establishment as well as your
Not need to reconcile anything. Hitchens was a brilliant, eloquent asshole. He never claimed to be a moral authority himself; his work was calling out other people for being hypocrites. I respect him as the skilled writer and amazing iconoclast he was, but I probably wouldn't have liked him in person if I had to spend more than an hour in his company.
Your comment is [EDITED] , you don't belong here , you ARE NOT A TRUE ATHEIST, your are probably a Christian fanatic attempting to mislead people , hitch was just a man like everybody like all us,but he knew what he was talking about , and for [EDITED] you to put him down is an insult to his memory
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Ah, a free thinker indeed!