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Why The King's Speech is a gross falsification | Film | The Guardian
The Hitch reckons it's rather too kind to Churchill and a bit too kind to George. Still a good film, but worth bearing in mind that it's not history.
history  uk  movie  film  hitchens  europe  nazis  wwII  war  churchill  royal  christopher-hitchens 
february 2011 by pw201
Charlie Rose - Author Christopher Hitchens
The full interview with Hitchens (video, 1 hour long)
video  christopher-hitchens  cancer  hitchens 
august 2010 by pw201
Hitchens Speaks Of God And Death During Interview | The New Republic
Commentary on Hitchens's statement that we should not believe any reports of a deathbed conversion, because even if it occurs, it would be because his mind had gone: "What is it, finally, that divides the believer from the atheist? ... Levi and Hitchens imply that a person’s capacity to determine the truth depends on his or her ability to think calmly, coolly, dispassionately."
religion  atheism  death  philosophy  cancer  hitchens  christopher-hitchens  primo-levi  auschwitz 
august 2010 by pw201
Hitchens: 'We're all dying, with me it's accelerated' - News, People - The Independent
Video and article. Martin Amis comes in carrying a bottle of beer half way through. We'll miss Hitchens, and no mistake.
hitchens  cancer  religion  atheism  christopher-hitchens 
august 2010 by pw201
Topic of Cancer | Culture | Vanity Fair
Hitch on his cancer: "To the dumb question “Why me?” the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply: Why not?"
cancer  hitchens  mortality  christopher-hitchens  health 
august 2010 by pw201
Arresting comedy « Open Parachute
Graham Lineham (Father Ted, Black Books) on what would happen if Dawkins and Hitchens actually arrested the Pope.
pope  dawkins  hitchens  funny  arrest  graham-lineham  richard-dawkins  christopher-hitchens 
april 2010 by pw201
The Horror...The...uh...horror..?
The Atheist Apocalypse: featuring everyone's favourite four Horsemen.
apocalypse  atheism  funny  religion  comics  dawkins  dennett  hitchens  harris 
march 2008 by pw201
Eurozine - Holy Communion - Richard Norman
New wave atheism is aggressively antagonistic to religion. But, argues Richard Norman, it's more fruitful to find common ground.
religion  atheism  dawkins  hitchens  humanism 
november 2007 by pw201
'Are the 'New Atheists' avoiding the 'real arguments'?' by Edmund Standing, ButterfliesAndWheels.com - RichardDawkins.net
"The basic claim from Williams and others is that these atheist writers simply haven't taken the time to properly study what it is they are writing against, and they should study some theology and address the 'real arguments'. Given the fact that I have s
atheism  religion  rowan-williams  archbishop  theology  dawkins  hitchens 
october 2007 by pw201
Rational Atheism: Scientific American
"Whenever religious beliefs conflict with scientific facts or violate principles of political liberty, we must respond with appropriate aplomb. Nevertheless, we should be cautious about irrational exuberance. I suggest that we raise our consciousness one
atheism  dawkins  harris  hitchens  dennett  religion  science 
september 2007 by pw201
God Bless Me, It's a Best-Seller!: Politics & Power: vanityfair.com
Christopher Hitchens tells some anecdotes from his tour promoting "God is not Great". More Americans are sympathetic to him than he'd initially expected, especially in the South.
hitchens  books  atheism  religion 
august 2007 by pw201
The London car-bomb plot was designed to kill women. - By Christopher Hitchens - Slate Magazine
Hitchens on a plausible motivation for putting the London car bombs near a night club.
islam  terrorism  women  hitchens  politics 
july 2007 by pw201
Christopher Hitchens - Londonistan Calling
Hitchens on Britiain's home grown bombers.
hitchens  london  islam  terrorism 
may 2007 by pw201
Are we better off without religion?-Audio / Video-Podcasts-TimesOnline
Speaking for the motion, "We'd be better off without religion", at a debate held in Westminster on March 27; Professor Richard Dawkins, Professor A.C. Grayling and Christopher Hitchens. Speaking against: Rabbi Julia Neuberger, Professor Roger Scruton and
audio  religion  atheism  dawkins  grayling  hitchens  neuberger  scruton  spivey  bakewell  debate 
march 2007 by pw201
Facing the Islamist Menace by Christopher Hitchens, City Journal Winter 2007
Hitchens reviews Mark Steyn's book "America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It".
demographics  Europe  islam  religion  terrorism  hitchens  steyn  Politics 
march 2007 by pw201

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