A Voice Of Reason: Why Christopher Hitchens Matters

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Hitchens emerges as a voice of resistance that echoes through the twenty first century.

  • Fahad Zuberi
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It matters today because totalitarianism has created precedence in world politics, and newer totalitarian ideas are on the rise.

‘Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. The grave will supply plenty of time for silence.’

And having lived true to what he said for sixty-two years, Christopher Eric Hitchens remained anything but a silent spectator.

It would not be an exaggeration to claim that a voice as strong and as polemic as that of Hitchens has not shown itself to the world since his death in 2011.

Thirteenth of April marks the…

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