Christopher Hitchens, recently deceased, was one of the best known of the "New Atheists." He and others were not simply atheist in their own conviction. They were also virulently anti-faith of any sort. No "live-and-let-live" sort of guy, Hitchens made a career out of vitreolic attacks on any expression of faith but his own.
Though I most often found myself disagreeing with him - usually very old arguments and observations served up with new hyperbole and snarky sarcasm - I was taken by his observations in an interview shortly before his death.
Ben Stevens refers to it and then comments in his post entitled, The Gospel According to Christopher on the Huffington Post, which follows:
With Greater Age Comes Greater Joy
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