Hitchens is being treated for cancer of the esophagus. We can’t say that our prayers are with him, nor would he want us to. For what it’s worth, I wish him good luck.
What should Humanists do when we doubt that sending good thought has any magical power?
1. Absorb the lesson: don’t smoke. Esophageal cancer is strongly linked to smoking.
2. Enjoy every precious moment while you have them.