AUTHOR | CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS



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Christopher Hitchens | Journalist



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Christopher Eric Hitchens was an author, essayist, orator, religious and literary critic, and journalist. Hitchens was born and raised in the United Kingdom but spent much of his career in the United States, becoming a US citizen in 2007.
He contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Atlantic, London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, Slate, and Vanity Fair. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of over 30 books, including five collections of essays, on a range of subjects, including politics, literature, and religion. A staple of talk shows and lecture circuits, his confrontational style of debate made him both a lauded and controversial figure. Known for his contrarian stance on a number of issues, Hitchens criticized such public and generally popular figures as Mother Teresa. Bill Clinton. Henry Kissinger. Princess Diana. and Pope Benedict XVI. He was the elder brother of the conservative journalist and author Peter Hitchens.
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Born: 1949-04-13

Born in: Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Died: 2011-12-15





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Our belief is not a belief. Our principles are not a...

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The Bible may, indeed does, contain a warrant for tr...

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The sad thing is that so many people, in the belief ...

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I try to deny myself any illusions or delusions, and...

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It's a curious thing in American life that the most ...

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What do you most value in your friends?Their continu...

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There either is a god or there is not; there is a 'd...

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To terrify children with the image of hell, to consi...

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I suppose that one reason I have always detested rel...

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Human decency is not derived from religion. It prece...

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Obviously, there must be some connection between the...

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If only religion were an opiate. No known narcotic r...

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We owe a huge debt to Galileo for emancipating us al...

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What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery? (J...

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Try your hardest to combat atrophy and routine. To q...

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Many religions now come before us with ingratiating ...

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Your favorite occupation? Travel in contested territ...

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Of course what I'm about to share isn't true for me ...

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It's like a memorial to Atlantis or Lyonesse: these ...

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it is interesting to find that people of faith now s...

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