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      for Christopher Hitchens, by Helen Sotriadis of Too Many Tribbles. ©2011 helen sotiriadis. View the photo “in the dark”. More of her photos inspired by Christopher Hitchens are here. See a video slideshow of more of her photos here. [Read more...]

Christopher Hitchens and Freethinking Parenting At Its Best

One of our last, and by far the most touching, videos we have of Christopher Hitchens comes from the Texas Freethought Convention this past October. Watching him with the charmingly and precociously smart little girl in the video, he is downright grandfatherly: Mason was interviewed afterward: Why did you decide it was important to ask [Read More...]

Hitchens's Eulogists and Detractors

When Hitchens was asked earlier this year “whether he felt he had been a good person”: he gave a dismissive shrug: “Not particularly.” For that definition to apply, he said, the world expects a good deal of selflessness. “And while no one scores very high on that, I score lower than most.” He had seen his [Read More...]

A Few Christian Replies to Hitchens's Death Worth Noting

Shortly before Christopher Hitchens’s death, Andrew Sullivan movingly reminisced about him and gave a sense of how their friendship was so strong despite such differing views on faith: [Read more...]

Hitch-22 As Read By Hitchens Himself

On YouTube you can listen to Christopher Hitchens read his entire memoir Hitch-22 to you. Got an afternoon? Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Hitchens on Mother Theresa, Hitler, and Immortality

Few of those left on the planet can say this much this true this well, in just 7 minutes: His documentary take down of Mother Theresa can be seen here. [Read more...]

In Memory of Christopher Hitchens, A Nietzschean Lion

Christopher Hitchens was not fond of Nietzsche. When I picked up his Portable Atheist I flipped to the table of contents to see what Nietzsche selections he’d included. And saw none. None?? Possibly the most famous, unabashed, and irreverent atheist of all time was not worthy of inclusion in Hitchens’s compendium? A brief remark found [Read More...]

On Atheistic Religion

by Eric Steinhart We’re rational animals.  Which means that we’re rational.  And that we’re animals.  Many biological and neurological necessities are satisfied by religion.  Your neocortex has to live with your limbic system.  And as long as we humans have limbic systems in our brains, we’re going to be religious (more on that later). Atheists [Read More...]

An Atheist's Reply To Rick Perry

James Kotecki responds to this. Friendly Atheist has a reply of their own up too. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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