Whether you liked what he had to say or did not, anyone should agree that it was a sad day on December 15th when the writer and prominent atheist and advocate for reason Christopher Hitchens lost his battle with cancer, aged 62. Today’s thought of the week comes from a parent who shared the following on the blog Why Evolution Is True:
This is a photo that captures for me the legacy Hitch leaves me with. It is a snap-shot of my son at the Peggy Notebart Nature Museum butterfly house. It embodies the honest sense of legacy Hitchens often spoke of in his relationship with his children and the best response of our natural world, learning about it. My son is the only connection I have to life after death and sharing with him the wonders of nature is the only worship I want to enjoy.
You can go here to see the photo mentioned, for it is not my place to share photos of other people’s kids. So, here is one of Patrick and I sharing the wonders of nature: