Post - Faith Debate Notes

February 17, 2011

Walnut Creek Patch:

Christopher Hitchens and Dinesh D'Souza Say What's So Great About God, Feb 16, 2011

“There’s an inner voice," he said. "In a world dominated by fear and chaos, people manage to keep their heads. If we didn’t have solidarity, we would not have lived this long. It’s not divine; it’s evolutionary consciousness.” Read More

From lesherspeakerseries:

 - Thanks to all who came to tonight's Faith Debate. It seemed like there was a great vibe at the center, and I hope the program justified it. It certainly did for me. I think it was one of our best- substantive, educational funny and at times poignant.

"We received permission from both participants to record tonight's program. Excerpts of it will be replayed on Brent Walters' God Talk on KGO. Whether it is done this Sunday or next will depend on the speed of the editing process. I will update this blog when we have the slot confirmed. You can also check back on the KGO site at


Baseless Words - or: A Little Coaching for Christopher Hitchens

By Thomas Ruttig

"A reply to Chistopher Hitchens’ under-researched rant against what he calls the human rights ‘activists’ community that ‘finally notices the Taliban's war crimes’. AAN’s senior analyst Thomas Ruttig points to some reports that show how far this is from truth."

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Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir