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Originally posted by LOBO
You *do* realize why it's now being called "holiday" out of political correctness, right? Because "Christmas" has nothing to do with the birth of Christ, for one; but mainly because Christianity isn't the only religion that celebrates Christmas. It's called Yule by us Pagans (or as your preacher probably refers to us, "hell-bound satanic devil-worshipping free-thinkers"). If you people could some up with some of your *own* holidays and myths, rather than borrowing from everybody else (and label US as hell-bound and lost), you wouldn't have this problem, now would you?
Take the "Christ" out of "Christmas".
christians are not killing pagans anymore,
Originally posted by BaastetNoirBy the way to all of those that think they are winning against Christmas when they say "Happy holiday" .... the word Holiday comes for HOLY DAY ... so you're not winning anything
MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!! IT'S CHRIST BIRTHDAY
Originally posted by Two Steps Forward
Howya figure? It's a holy day for Pagans, too, so calling it one is no problem. Calling it exclusively a Christian holy day is another matter.
(Not that I don't think this is a tempest in a teapot . . .)
Edit: Sorry, missed your edit in which you acknowledged that the day is wrong. But, that being the case, what's your beef?
[edit on 17-12-2005 by Two Steps Forward]
Originally posted by BaastetNoir
true many other religions seem to celebrate something around this time of the year, but it was never a problem up untill now ? so i guess it for lack of better things to do.
why not Maerry Christmas AND Happy Holidays ??
why must the "Merry Christmas" be removed...
my beef is >>> so in order not to offend anyone , lets offend the christians and refuse to mention THEIR holyday ??? typical idiocy of the "politically correct gang"!
Originally posted by spamandham
It sounds more like you're trying to tell me what to say so that you won't be offended, which of course, is still PC, but from your perspective rather than someone else's.