Re: [atheists-55] Fwd: [atheists-710] Christopher Hitchens rewrites the ten commandments

From: user 6.
Sent on: Saturday, June 19, 2010 4:16 PM
Is Hitchens speaking somewhere? Where and when -- could you give me a link?  --Thanks

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From: Scott Leopold <[address removed]>
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> Subject: [atheists-710] Christopher Hitchens rewrites the ten commandments
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> Since Christopher is coming to town in just three days, I thought you
> might enjoy seeing his version of the ten commandments. His criticism is
> excellent and not without a bit of humor (his commandment #8). This video
> was made in March 2010.
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> Christopher Hitchens' version
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> I would add an eleventh commandment: Remember those less fortunate and
> donate blood if you are able and don't make any fucking excuses about it.
> You'd want no less from your fellow primates if you needed blood.
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> Hitchens shows how the old testament treats women like property. Ask your
> favorite christian today what he/she thinks of that last commandment!
> I'll bet most of them will say that it is lust that is sinful here, not
> the notion that she is merely his property.
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