My definition of Easter would be a superstitious ritual that has no place in modern times. Whats your definition?

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Comment by Virginia Templeton on April 2, 2012 at 11:22pm

Candy for breakfast day.

Comment by Sean O' Byrne on April 3, 2012 at 8:46am

Eating chocolate whilst being hungover and laughing to myself as I get a tongue lashing about not going to mass off my family because "I just want to be different" before telling my family I don't believe in cosmic jewish zombies

Comment by Hank Hell on April 3, 2012 at 9:54am

I love Easter. When I have kids we're going to call it bunny day, and they are gonna have a lot of fun, and no stories about undead homophobes. Also I think I'll call Christmas Santa day.

Comment by Unseen on April 3, 2012 at 10:34am

Easter? What's that?

Comment by matt.clerke on April 3, 2012 at 7:29pm

A four day weekend surrounding the first Sunday after the full moon following the northern hemisphere's vernal equinox. (Thanks Wikipedia!)

Comment by matt.clerke on April 3, 2012 at 8:20pm

I ,for one, welcome our new chocolate bunny overlords.

Comment by Michael on April 3, 2012 at 11:01pm

A Pagan holiday totally removed from Christianity having its roots in the Babylonian Mysteries and Mithraism.

Comment by Cesar Deicide on April 4, 2012 at 1:31am

Week long vacation, lots of fun in pools and beaches and relax in the middle of the year!

Comment by Suzanne Olson-Hyde on April 4, 2012 at 9:23am

I love the idea of chocolate rabbits and bilbies and eggs usurping the story of a bloke nailed, tortured, on a cross. Eating chocolate is much more fun.

Comment by Unseen on April 4, 2012 at 9:39am

We atheists often subvert the religious holidays to something non-religious. For example, I think the idea of a time of year to reconnect with family through gift-giving is, overall, a good idea. So, yes, I celebrate Xmas (as opposed to Christmas). I don't pay a lot of attention to Easter, though, except that I have grandkids, so colorful cookies, chocolate bunnies, etc., but no catechism.


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