Christopher Hitchens -  - In Seattle discussing 'god is Not Great'
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June 7, a better quality one that wasn't on Hitchens is widely-published polemicist and frequent radio and TV commentator and contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a visiting professor of liberal studies at the New School. In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris's recent bestseller, The End of Faith, Hitchens makes a case against religion in God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything. With a close reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which he believes religion is a cause of dangerous sexual repression and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos, and frames the argument for a more secular life based on science and reason. Presented by the Town Hall Center for Civic Life and University Book to Town Hall Seattle: