As many of you know, there are few thinkers I admire more greatly than I do Christopher Hitchens.
From time to time I am reminded of the progress [if that is the right word] of his condition.
His struggle with esophageal cancer.
Apparently he has now lost the use of his voice -- and in inimitable style, has written the most profound little treatise on that very oft-unappreciated aspect of being human. The voice. Please take the time to read these two pages from Vanity Fair magazine. Thank you to my friend for making me aware of this latest little update.
Christopher Hitchens, it is breaking my heart.