Atheist Convention to present Christopher Hitchens with Richard Dawkins award

June 23, 2011

"At the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Convention, held in conjunction with the Texas Freethought Convention, AAA will present the 2011 Richard Dawkins Award to Christopher Hitchens for his outstanding contributions to freethought. The convention, with a theme of “From Grassroots to Global Impact”, will be held from October 7-9, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston, Texas."

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Jacob Damkjaer said...

Long overdue if you ask me

Ixus said...

They should give Richard Dawkins a Christopher Hitchens award.

Anonymous said...

@Ixus: Awesome idea!!! :)

Ixus said...

In all honesty, both men are masters at what they entail.

Hitch gets the Hitch award and Dawkins gets the Gilded Pastafarian.

As Stephen J. Gould would say... Non-overlapping.

Actually, a 4 Horsemen award sounds sexy as hell.

Anonymous said...

Hitchens Junior, a Christian, disagress with Christopher on drug legalisation. A debate is starting between him and a blogger here:

Anonymous said...

hope he is still alive in October

Nathan said...

Richard Dawkins Award is very honorable. I'm happy they give this award to such a great person like Christopher Hitchens. Thanks :)
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