“To live in the hearts we leave behind is to live forever.” ~ Christopher Hitchens

Via on Dec 15, 2011

Christopher Hitchens has died.

A few great videos:

RIP to an Atheist Giant.

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“To live in the hearts we leave behind is to live forever.”

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Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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7 Responses to ““To live in the hearts we leave behind is to live forever.” ~ Christopher Hitchens”

  1. thatmelchick says:

    "RIP" to Christopher Hitchens' death seems kinda silly. He was an atheist. Just sayin'. ;)

  2. guest says:

    no words here, one of the too few brilliant thinkers of our time has died. too soon.

  3. My favorite Hitch quote:

    “[O]wners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”

    I agree w/ "guest" — a brilliant thinker gone too soon.

  4. doug says:

    I agree with Hitchin's take on Christianity. But he was a warmonger, an asshole, and an arrogant prick. GOOD RIDDANCE to him!

  5. Lula says:

    He might have been a prick but he was a brilliant one. The world is a worse place without him!

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