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    • Smadar
    • 18.12.11 | 01:19 (IST)

    He passionately debated his opinions and he was indeed courageous unlike many men or women for that matter, especially in a more polarized society such as the U.S. I didn't always agree with him but respected his empathy with various causes when there was merit. For some reason, I also felt sorry for him because he must of been alone or felt like a self-imposed loner. Perhaps some of us feel that way at times when our convictions don't stand a chance with the norms of the times.

    from the article: Despite criticism of Israel, Hitchens was ardent foe of anti-Semitism
    First published 23:16 17.12.11 | Last updated 23:16 17.12.11
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