Re: The New Commandments - (Page 414 of Arguably)
VANITY FAIR: Christopher Hitchens's Ten Commandments
This is a video that goes hand in hand with the essay.
In his review of the traditional Ten Commandments, I believe he does a fine job of pointing out relevant criticisms, and granting the wisdom when necessary. (Although I wish he had not tried to make the argument that the tenth tried to call women "property," as I think that argument is weak.)
As for the "commandments" he gives at the end, I find them to be well thought out, and I personally love the humor when he says,
All in all, I think he did a fine job of making the point that many others have tried to make, with slightly less success.