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Exploring Atheism, Secularism, Humanism as well as Logic, Reason and Skepticism In Today's World
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Christopher Hitchens Memorial Statue Campaign

Christopher Hitchens Memorial Statue Campaign | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

As a hero to reason, logic, literature, and so many other things we owe him at least that. He should be remembered, and one day when the world becomes a better place people will look at that statue and know that he was at the forefront of the struggle to make it so, and that without him we would not have arrived there.

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Christopher Hitchens in conversation via satellite with Stephen Fry

Christopher Hitchens in conversation via satellite with Stephen Fry | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

For over forty years Christopher Hitchens has written and spoken with passionate commitment on matters that others fear to broach. His life has been one of defiance, wit and humility. Now his life is threatened by cancer, but his devotion to the truth and his extraordinary courage are undiminished. In this special event for Intelligence⊃2; , he'll be in conversation via satellite in Washington D.C. with Stephen Fry who'll be on stage live at the Royal Festival Hall. Don't miss this chance to hear one of the great public intellectuals of our age discussing politics, literature and, as he puts it, "the things that make life worth defending – foes like faith and false consolation".

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Preview: Richard Dawkins interviews Christopher Hitchens

Preview: Richard Dawkins interviews Christopher Hitchens | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

As we revealed earlier this week, this year's New Statesman Christmas special is guest-edited by Richard Dawkins (copies can be purchased here). Among the many highlights is Dawkins's interview with his fellow anti-theist Christopher Hitchens, who began his Fleet Street career at the NS in 1973.

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