What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof.
Welcome to an unofficial Christopher Hitchens site. firstname.lastname@example.org
Christopher Hitchens (1949 - 2011) was an Anglo-American author and journalist. His books made him a prominent public intellectual and a staple of talk shows and lecture circuits. He was a columnist and literary critic at Vanity Fair, Slate, The Atlantic, World Affairs, The Nation, Free Inquiry and a variety of other media outlets. He was named one of the world's "Top 100 Public Intellectuals" by Foreign Policy and Britain's Prospect.
A decade after 9/11, it remains the best description and most essential fact about al-Qaida. By Christopher Hitchens
The proper task of the "public intellectual" might be conceived as the responsibility to introduce complexity into the argument: the reminder that things are very infrequently as simple as they can be made to seem. But what I learned in a highly indelible manner from the events and arguments of September 2001 was this: Never, ever ignore the obvious either.
James Shapiro goes after natural selection again (twice) on HuffPo - Jerry
Coyne - Why Evolution Is True
I hate to give attention to my Chicago colleague James Shapiro’s bizarre
ideas about evolution, which he publishes weekly on *HuffPo* rather than in