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So Hitchens did not not attack believers for simply being believers. No, he attacked theism, that is to say when believers take their belief into the public discourse and claim their arguments have weight on no other merit than the faith of the speaker. Hitchens was not anti-belief, he was against theism. What Hitchens meant by theism is explained perfectly in this clip, from 00:37 to 02:00this clip, from 32:00 to 33:58.

So Hitchens did not not attack believers for simply being believers. No, he attacked theism, that is to say when believers take their belief into the public discourse and claim their arguments have weight on no other merit than the faith of the speaker. Hitchens was not anti-belief, he was against theism. What Hitchens meant by theism is explained perfectly in this clip, from 00:37 to 02:00.

So Hitchens did not not attack believers for simply being believers. No, he attacked theism, that is to say when believers take their belief into the public discourse and claim their arguments have weight on no other merit than the faith of the speaker. Hitchens was not anti-belief, he was against theism. What Hitchens meant by theism is explained perfectly in this clip, from 32:00 to 33:58.

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I knowam more familiar with Hitchens's views bestand arguments than with Harris's ditto, so I will answer for himfrom that perspective only.

I know Hitchens's views best so I will answer for him.

I am more familiar with Hitchens's views and arguments than with Harris's ditto, so I will answer from that perspective only.

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Hence your question is false: atheist and anti-theists like Christopher Hitchens do not criticise faith for being anti-science, whenso long as faith todoes not attempt to be science.

But as we know: faith is rarely content to call itself just thatfaith...

Hence your question is false: atheist and anti-theists like Christopher Hitchens do not criticise faith for being anti-science, when faith to not attempt to be science.

But as we know: faith is rarely content to call itself just that...

Hence your question is false: atheist and anti-theists like Christopher Hitchens do not criticise faith for being anti-science, so long as faith does not attempt to be science.

But as we know: faith is rarely content to call itself just faith...

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