Originally Posted by Agent Nationaux
Was really arrogant though.
Why? He took on the arrogant. There's nothing so arrogant as claiming you have divine knowledge and revelation, that you're one of God's chosen people and the rest of us just didn't get the memo. I don't see why Hitchens is the arrogant one.
One of the finest orators of our time, and will be missed. I didn't agree with a lot of what he said - his support for war on abstract concepts in particular - but I'd be lying if I said he didn't inspire me as well.