Landon Ross attended the debate "Is There an Afterlife?"
"Hitchens entered last, to a frenzied ovation I felt was a clear tribute to the man, and not an obligatory sympathy of any kind. My feeling is that a large portion of the crowd, if not a majority, was there to see him. That was certainly true for myself - any question of an afterlife having long been settled."
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While we're on the subject: http://ordinary-gentlemen.com/burtlikko/2011/02/16/afterlife-as-an-afterthought/
Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris debate intro http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qcc6vkeTByY
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.
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