Christopher Hitchens was a British-American author and journalist who died on 15 December 2011, following complications arisng from esophageal cancer. In this video, Hitchens discusses the tendency of his religious friends and associates to recommend to him that he consider changing his views on religion — Hitchens was a high-profile advocate of atheism — in response to the terminal nature of his illness.

Christopher Hitchens (Image: Wikipedia)

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