Christopher Hitchens died this past week. Although it’s a bit off-topic here, it’s hard for me not to mark the passing of such an extraordinary individual.
Hitchens possessed an untarnished intellectual brilliance coupled with a remarkable expressive talent; he was easily one of the most articulate and insightful essayists of the past century. Having said that, I think most of us will remember him for the force of his argument in many public speeches, and his fearless debating style against innumerable opponents.
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Fair winds, Hitch.
Without you, this world is going to be a lot less fun.
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