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Christmas & Santa are agents of evil sent by Satan the Devil

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by t3gah, Dec 19, 2004.

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  1. Yes. It is ok to celebrate Christmas or Christ Mass

    22 vote(s)
    57.9%
  2. No. It is NOT ok to celebrate Christmas or Christ Mass

    4 vote(s)
    10.5%
  3. I'm not sure

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  4. Who cares?!

    11 vote(s)
    28.9%
  1. Watcher

    Watcher The Gunslinger

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    Haven't seen this thread in a while:biglaugh:One of my favorites I must say;)
     
  2. AtheistAJ

    AtheistAJ Member

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    Call it Xmas if not Christian, then it's ok.
     
  3. glasgowchick

    glasgowchick Gives Glory to God !!!

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    What a wonderful gift for mum.... ;)
     
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  5. SoyLeche

    SoyLeche meh...

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    Maybe it's already been pointed out, I haven't taken the time to read this monster, but the poll question is very misleading. I answered no to the question "Do you believe it is wrong to celebrate Christmas or Christ Mass?" before I read the rest of the answers and realized that by answering "No" I was really saying "yes".
     
  6. Darkdale

    Darkdale World Leader Pretend

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    Christmas, or Yule, is the most widely celebrated heathen holiday, so I'm glad to see Christians, Heathens and non-Christians of every sort celebrating our traditions. I don't even mind the changes that have been made with regard to its' association with Jesus Christ. All the meaningful parts of the tradition (the decorating of the home and of the tree, the celebration with family and the giving of gifts) are still present.
     
  7. Shadow Wolf

    Shadow Wolf Rival's Wife

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    My family tends not to spend much on gifts. We get together, eat dinner, and enjoy spending time with eachother. Im sure theres more families like that.
    The commercializing of Christmas I am against. Especially the "Day after Thanksgiving" sales. Those are evil. I almost got hit several times in a Best Buy parking lot doing only 5 MPH. That is the only thing evil about Christmas.
    I think gifts should be something the person needs, or something they will be gratefull for. What is wrong with getting stuff like that for your friends and loved ones on Christmas?
     
  8. Darkdale

    Darkdale World Leader Pretend

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    The giving of gifts is supposed to be fun. There shouldn't be any rules. Just get someone stuff they might like or need. I don't think holiday shopping is evil. I think it's fun! And I used to work retail! So I know all about Black Friday! :)
     
  9. Mike182

    Mike182 Flaming Queer

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    ok, ive not read through this thread, so i appologise if my points have already been raised

    jesus was not born on the 25th of december, the early church lived with a largly pagan population, so they put the celebration of christs birth on a pagan holiday that was already celebrated

    santa is a story, based upon an actual person called nicholas, who on this holiday, gave gifts to the children in local orphinage's

    ok, christmas has become very comercialised, and i hate that, but the best gift for me on christmas is to sit down with a cup of coffee and my family, and to just share our love for eachother - we express our love in different ways, we sing and laugh, and we exchange gifts, because we know that giving our family members gifts will make them happy! and on this day in particular, i want to see my family unified and happy

    ok, i always want my family to be happy, but christmas can also be a time of healing for families aswell, a fresh year, a fresh start from last eyars hardship and family struggle

    quite simply, i enjoy christmas, and i will continue to do so - anyone who does not share my enjoyment of it, dont do it - simple as :)

    C_P

    edit:
    a link for the story behind St nick
    http://www.stnicholascenter.org/Brix?pageID=38

    and also, the original "colour" that was associated with santa was green, not red - it was "coca cola" who asked it be changed to red for their marketing, in exchange for ......... cash, i believe it was ;)

    C_P
     
  10. Popeyesays

    Popeyesays Well-Known Member

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    I believe this is the most trivial, nonsensical and ridiculous accusation I have ever heard.

    The celebration of a Holy Day coming from the "devil"?????? ROTFLMAO.

    Of course, I do not believe God has partners, or equals so the concept of a plotting and conniving "Satan" is pretty much a no-brainer with me. Its a ridiculous assumption.

    Manichaeanism is not for serious thinkers.

    Regards,
    Scott
     
  11. Darkdale

    Darkdale World Leader Pretend

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    About Yule

    Just a link to some information on Yule and many of the Christmas traditions that carried on.
     
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