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Some Atheists celebrate Christmas

Started this discussion. Last reply by jb2013 Dec 31, 2013. 16 Replies

I work with some educated people. One of them who was about to get a doctorate degree and was a proclaimed atheist loved to celebrate Christmas. That rubbed against my stand where I always just back…Continue

Preaching to the choir.

Started this discussion. Last reply by dataguy Nov 23, 2013. 16 Replies

Have you ever noticed how much fun it is to preach to the choir? When everybody agrees with everything you say you can walk away confirmed that you are right with the world. Lately I have been…Continue

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jb2013 commented on Ben Arnold's blog post 'A Rant on the Human World Overpopulation'
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jb2013 replied to jb2013's discussion 'Some Atheists celebrate Christmas'
"thank you for that. I may have to keep that for next year."
Dec 31, 2013
Gary Clouse replied to jb2013's discussion 'Some Atheists celebrate Christmas'
"Three young boys. comparing their Christmas morning routines: Boy 1: "We get up in the middle of the night and go to church , then we home home and take a nap. Big Sis and me wake up early and we get all out gifts together and try to guess what…"
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Some Atheists celebrate Christmas

I work with some educated people. One of them who was about to get a doctorate degree and was a proclaimed atheist loved to celebrate Christmas. That rubbed against my stand where I always just back away from Christmas. I have always hated what it has become. People wanting money or gift certificates and it is becoming a very mixed up holiday of no Christ just buy stuff or give them money. Is it even Christian anymore?Anyway I was reading Jared Diamond's The World Until Yesterday. His first…See More
Dec 2, 2013
Obfuskation replied to jb2013's discussion 'Some Atheists celebrate Christmas'
"I love Jared to.  His sammiches are awesome."
Dec 2, 2013
jb2013 replied to jb2013's discussion 'Some Atheists celebrate Christmas'
"I love Jared also. I always enjoy his works. He makes the world whole."
Dec 2, 2013
SteveInCO replied to jb2013's discussion 'Some Atheists celebrate Christmas'
"Ah one of those pseudo-Asantaists who is really just mad at Santa."
Dec 2, 2013
Unseen replied to jb2013's discussion 'Some Atheists celebrate Christmas'
"Christmas has become a secular holiday. BTW, supposedly Thanksgiving is to thank God for the harvest.  July 4th is to save God for firecrackers."
Dec 2, 2013
Lance Angus Miles replied to jb2013's discussion 'Some Atheists celebrate Christmas'
"I celebrate Sir Isaac Newtons Birthday (December 25th) :P"
Dec 2, 2013
Gallup's Mirror replied to jb2013's discussion 'Some Atheists celebrate Christmas'
"Was it ever Christian in the first place? Christmas is the Christian bastardization of traditional winter solstice festivals, such as Yule, Sol Invictus, Saturnilia, and others. The celebrants are acknowledging that the sun stops getting lower in…"
Dec 2, 2013

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