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Hitchens on Compelling Arguments for the Existence of God

Complete Premium video at: http://fora.tv/series/92y_arts_entertainment Author and atheist Christopher Hitchens remains unconvinced of the value of religion. Hitchens mockingly describes his favorite pro-religion argument saying, "The big bang is so amazing it must have been God after all." The best arguments in favor of the existence of God, he explains, are those that have "annexed" scientific theories and thus present more of a challenge for debate. ----- Introduced by Graydon Carter at the 92nd Street Y, Jun 8, 2010, Hitchens was interviewed by Salman Rushdie. They spoke of Hitchens' searing memoir entitled Hitch 22 that lays bare the many contradictions in his life and affirms his conviction that all things personal are also political. - 92nd Street Y Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a visiting professor of liberal studies at the New School. He is the author of numerous books, including works on Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, George Orwell, Mother Teresa, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Henry Kissinger and his #1 New York Times bestseller and National Book Award nominee, God Is Not Great. Salman Rushdie is an award-winning author of many novels, including Midnight's Children, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Shalimar the Clown and Luka and the Fire of Life.
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