Christopher Hitchens – my favorite humanist public intellectual is dying of cancer and i am teary for it.
He have lived a great life, venturing the world, writing and saying exactly what he believe and imprinting minds of many.
I would love to live like he has, even if i have to die in my 60s like he probably will.

He recently debated Tony Blair on the subject of religion.
First 3 parts of 9 part youtube video

and also check out, his lengthy interview with ABC on various topics.