Christopher Hitchens Quotes: There Came A Time Many Years Ago When I

THERE CAME A TIME Many Years Ago When I Decided To Agree To The Baptism Of My Firstborn. It Was A Question Of Pleasing His Mother's Family. Nonetheless, I Had To Endure Some Teasing From Christian Friends-how Could The Old Atheist Have Sold Out So Easily? I Decided To Go Deadpan And Say, Well, I Don't Want His Infant Soul To Go To Hell Or Purgatory For Want Of Some Holy Water. And It Was Often Value For Money: The Faces Of Several Believers Took On A Distinct Look Of Discomfort At The Literal Rendition Of Their Own Supposed View.
— Christopher Hitchens —

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