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Date: 12/11/12 01:18 PM

24 Responses to How About A Positive Christmas Post? [Pic]

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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
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    December 11, 2012 at 1:18 pm
    Link: How About A Positive Christmas Post? - As a person who loves to be pedantic, I don`t care if you celebrate it, just as long as you know where it`s from.
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
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    December 11, 2012 at 1:32 pm
    I like bringing this up too but people never want to listen to what the REAL origins of all the holiday traditions are even though it`s obvious.
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    MsJJAdeL Female 18-29
    94 posts
    December 11, 2012 at 2:07 pm
    Well said
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    dm2754 Male 40-49
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    December 11, 2012 at 2:23 pm
    did anyone not know this?
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    jamie76 Male 30-39
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    December 11, 2012 at 3:50 pm
    veen saying for years Christmas is NOT a Christian holiday and has little to do with Jesus,

    as usual, my Christian brothers and sisters chose to ignore this though and go on preaching crap about a war on THEIR holiday...their holiday, hahahahaha right.
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    Magentab0b Female 30-39
    1467 posts
    December 11, 2012 at 4:33 pm
    I was always taught that Christmas and the celebration of Jesus` birth were two different things. And it was okay to participate in secular activities as long as I understood which was made up and which was real. Yea, totally an atheist since age nine.
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    McThstlpnts Female 18-29
    1540 posts
    December 11, 2012 at 5:11 pm
    Thank you! I`ve been saying this for years...but like whodat6484 people don`t want to hear it....especially in the South >.<
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    December 11, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    I`m gonna print that and make it my christmas card
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    December 11, 2012 at 6:13 pm
    Print this and carry it on your wallet. Next time some preachy Christian tries to tell you about the real Christmas(tm) story, recite this lot to him.
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    Linkenberger Male 18-29
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    December 11, 2012 at 6:15 pm
    Great stuff, though every time someone tries to tell me that the true meaning of Christmas is the birth of Jesus, I have yet to experience any problems with the response: "Then why are you celebrating it during the winter solstice instead of spring when Jesus was born?"
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    dath12 Male 18-29
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    December 11, 2012 at 10:08 pm
    You think that Christian church DOESN`T know any of this? This is proof that the Catholic Church knew what they were doing when they scheduled their biggest celebrations (Christmas and Easter) during important times for local pagans. They even incorporated a lot of the pagan traditions and gave it a Christian focus. Now Christianity is everywhere and nobody knows about Yule or Saturn. Seems to me it worked...
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    carmium Female 50-59
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    December 11, 2012 at 10:44 pm
    After the shortest day of the year, the daylight hours stay virtually unchanged for three days, and then on the 25th the days slowly start to lengthen. Hence the reason so many gods are supposedly born on this day of Earthly rebirth, and the reason Rome stuck with the date when they declared Christianity the new official state religion and designated Jesus as the son of God.
    And people take this stuff literally. X-D
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    onoffonoffon Male 30-39
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    December 12, 2012 at 12:25 am
    To the victors go the spoils. Christmas it is then.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    December 12, 2012 at 1:31 am
    Thats that then, Roast Turkey, Beef, Pork, roast parsnips, potatoes, stuffing, pigs in blankets, cranberry sauce, carrots, peas, cauliflower,Yorkshire pudding, and thick gravy.
    Im set!!
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    December 12, 2012 at 1:35 am
    Rather surprised the buble bashers aint caught the line here yet?
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    Bakcagain21 Male 18-29
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    December 12, 2012 at 7:01 am
    It`s well known when the Christian calendar was being created and to get people to switch to Christianity easier they put a lot of religious holidays and festivals on the same or similar time as the pagan rituals. Doesn`t change the message of Christianity.... (for reference immoral kinky sex loving atheist here, doesn`t stop me looking at comments in this thread and thinking some people do want to destroy Christmas)
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    LordJim Male 60-69
    7068 posts
    December 12, 2012 at 9:20 am
    I have a colleague who always sticks a sign on his office door which says, `Put the Christ back in Christmas.` So I have one which says, `Put the Thor back in Thursday.`

    It only works if you`re a Geordie, though.
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    IRockYeah Male 40-49
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    December 12, 2012 at 10:25 am
    Yeah, so f*ck you, Muslims.
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    GhettoNinja Male 30-39
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    December 12, 2012 at 10:28 am
    After so many what...thousands of years...who gives a flying eff who imagined what first.

    Can`t we all just agree that thousands of years ago people were daft and tripping balls.
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    diylobotomy Male 18-29
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    December 12, 2012 at 7:19 pm
    Someone is going to get sued for this.
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    nubblins Female 18-29
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    December 13, 2012 at 10:28 am
    lol ghettoninja.

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    robthelurker Male 18-29
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    December 13, 2012 at 12:13 pm
    its not christmas, its xmas. and santa clause is a robot, or some scary ass giant mutant squid thing from invader zim. BOW DOWN! BOW DOWN! BEFORE THE POWER OF SANTA OR BE CRUSHED! BE CRUSHED! BY... HIS JOLLY BOOTS OF DOOM!!!
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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5611 posts
    December 13, 2012 at 12:35 pm
    Can`t we all just agree that thousands of years ago people were daft and tripping balls.
    "Well, you see, in the 16th century BC, hash was first cultivated in..."
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    Runemang Male 30-39
    2676 posts
    December 13, 2012 at 11:16 pm
    Most people who celebrate other-than-Christmas are happy doing their own thing and expect nothing from anyone else. Stores decided to be all inclusive with "Happy Holidays". The staunch Christians took it as a slap in the face to Jesus and started bitching about how everyone ELSE is bitching and stealing their holiday ... and to date, I`ve never heard a non-Christian bitching about the majority calling it "Christmas". Ever.

    I celebrate Yule and I love Christmas trees, presents, feasts and all the "traditional Christmas" things, plus all of my family celebrate Christmas, so we celebrate on 12/25 with everyone else ... happily.

    And I never bring up that most "Christmas traditions", um, aren`t ... until someone gets pissy and accuses me of "not being Christian but having the NERVE to enjoy Christmas".

    We`re willing to share, but don`t steal OUR holiday and claim we`re stepping on YOUR toes. lol.

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