Noted writer and essayist Christopher Hitchens just died after battling with throat cancer. Here are ten things I’ve learned from him:
1. Anybody who is willing to be waterboarded to test his own beliefs, and then able to change his beliefs afterwards, is to be respected.
2. Atheism is a real hot-button issue, so if you are going to be an outspoken atheist, you might as well go hard. Calling Mother Teresa a “fraudulent fanatic”or a “quack medicine man” is definitely one way to do that.
3. You should be able to debate your beliefs with anybody, on any side of the political spectrum…