Hitchens has cancer
It was revealed yesterday that one of the leading new atheist protagonists, Christopher Hitchens has throat cancer. A link to the story can be found here.
This is a real tragedy. Whether you like him or hate him, he is a significant and passionate contributor to the debate. It is never pleasant to see a person suffer. I just hope that Hitchens’ virulent religious opponents don’t take this opportunity to revel in his suffering.