Kenshiro, quite an honor to be debating on such a topic with you.
Best of luck buddy! Believe me, I was quite happy when I realized you and I
would have another chance at it
. If for some reason, you would feel offended by anything I say, I'd just like to appologize in advance, as that
is not the intention. As I can allready tell, this will be a very interesting debate, from your first post, which is very well thought out.
While I understand your points quite well, the fact that someone hates Christmas doesn't necessarily mean that they are Jewish. Events occuring in
their life may affect their overall enjoyment of a holiday, such as Christmas. As far as the laughter goes, several of my close friends are in fact
Jewish, and they sometimes laugh more than I do (and believe me, I laugh alot
). Jews don't like songs of praise? What about Judah's Song of
Praise, and the dreidl song?
Mr. Scrooge was alot a businessman, and as you know, business and ethics don't usually go together (sorry Springer!
). Does Scrooge not end up a
kind, and caring person by the end of this story?
Oh yes, Mr. Grinch, quite the proverbial bug to Christmas. Grinch had no heart or kindness whatsoever. However, as far as him being Jewish, I noticed
he didn't have a menorah visible anywhere, infact, his house was completely devoid of decorations. Grinch wanted to steal Christmas, in my opinion,
just for the suffering of the who's.
Looking forward to your next post.