Hitchens Interview

Does writer/debater Christopher Hitchens think he has been a good person? “No, not particularly. Not as the world counts these things, because the world expects, for that definition to apply, a good deal of selflessness. And while no one scores very high on that, I score lower than most. I don’t do much living for others, I really don’t.” Mick Brown’s interview with Hitchens is marvelous. For a person who himself is rarely perfectly sober, Hitchen’s assessments of himself typically are, admirably. It’s a rare thing.

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