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    May God have mercy on his soul.

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    If only he hadn't been so stubborn, and had the same conviction for the right causes.

    A truly great mind, wasted. It really is a sad day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zarathustra View Post
    I know, but my reverence for him was not because we always shared the same opinion.

    It was for his verve, and his passion, and his courage, and his wit.

    We have lost a truly special man.
    I feel the same way. I didn't agree with everything he said, but I loved his mind and style.

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    Quote Originally Posted by freeeekyyy View Post
    If only he hadn't been so stubborn, and had the same conviction for the right causes.

    A truly great mind, wasted. It really is a sad day.
    What would have been the "right" causes?
    Artes, Scientia, Veritasiness

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orangey View Post
    What would have been the "right" causes?
    Please, let's not poison Christopher Hitchens' remembrance thread with Ron Paul propaganda.

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    Don't worry - Peter Hitchens defends the right causes.

    Speaking of which:
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/ar...-Hitchens.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zarathustra View Post
    Please, let's not poison Christopher Hitchens' remembrance thread with Ron Paul propaganda.
    Yes, because his political positions are clearly what he's most known for...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peguy View Post
    Don't worry - Peter Hitchens defends the right causes.

    Speaking of which:
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/ar...-Hitchens.html
    That's a good article. And yes, Peter Hitchens is also a great man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by freeeekyyy View Post
    Yes, because his political positions are clearly what he's most known for...
    That's certainly what the majority of his writing was about, and what I knew him for long before he started writing about religion.

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    His book on Orwell was what first brought him to my attention.

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