Atheists Strike Again: Christopher Hitchens Back From the Dead on Midway City Billboard

One wonders if Christopher Hitchens, the fierce-witted writer and devout atheist, had a big "oh shit" moment on Dec. 15 after he breathed his last, having succumbed to complications from esophageal cancer at the age of 62. 

Regardless, his words will live on in countless essays and books, including the atheist-edifying bestseller "God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything".

And for time being, Hitchens himself has been resurrected in

Orange County

, on a new

Midway City

billboard featuring a phrase attributed to him: "what can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence."

The Backyard Skeptics are sponsoring the billboard, which is up at the American Legion parking lot, 14582 Beach Blvd, about 3 miles south of the 22 Freeway.

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