Friday, March 21, 2003

Animals rights

Open you mouth on the subject of animal rights and you risk making yourself look very stupid: "People who love animals hate humans" or "Foxes like being hunted" or "It is vitally important that we test this perfume in the eyes of rabbits" and so on and so on.

Cutting through the fog of taunts and feeble rhetoric, Christopher Hitchens surveys the field.


Tired and far from emotional. It's late.

If you're wondering why you feel like someone's crawling over your grave....

It's the colossal lidless eye of the abyss staring back at us.