A Jesuit Does Chris Hitchens Right

I read this piece from Fr. Sean Salai on Chris Hitchens with some interest. I never had the pleasure of meeting Christopher Hitchens and that is one of my regrets as a person who has dipped a toe in the water of reporting. One had to like Hitchens even when one disagreed violently with him … Continue reading A Jesuit Does Chris Hitchens Right

Christopher Hitchens is dead (and I go there)

...Of course Mr. Anderson, if you are determined to be hanged there's nothing more to be said.  An unusual taste. Sir Lawrence Oliver as General John Burgoyne The Devil's Disciple 1959 "I think that Lee should have been hanged. It was all the worse that he was a good man and a fine character and … Continue reading Christopher Hitchens is dead (and I go there)

This is called Irony

Seriously did one of the most famous atheists in the world seriously write this line: This is an extraordinarily irritating book, written by one of those people who smugly believe that, having lost their faith, they must ipso facto have found their reason. ...concerning someone else? Of course it's unclear in NYT readers will notice … Continue reading This is called Irony