"Christopher Hitchens can be entertaining; that's apparent in his work. But the statement above is a rant: you either agree with it absolutely 100 percent or you don't. There's no room for conversation here, no space for dialogue, no opportunity for mutual discovery, for actual learning. And that's the stuff that causes us to engage intellectually, you might say makes us fully human," - R. Gustav Niebuhr, WaPo.
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