Why can the Christmas season and its various accoutrements not be referred to by their name? Does that mean that the various festivals of other religions (think "Hanukkah" or ""Diwali") should be called something else... maybe just "holiday"? I don't like this at all - surely religious tolerance must go in all directions and we can all refer to our own special days in the name we know them by?
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As I understand you, government should not wish citizens a Merry Christmas or Happy Hannukah etc and should be uninvolved from a religious perspective?
Is that not a contradiction to the fact that the country was essentially founded by Christians?
Or, we were founded by freedom lovers who understood the importance of freedom of religion and the importance of separating church and state.
Thanks for stopping by - I understand your point to mean it is better to wish nobody a happy anything, particularly as government... I have been led to understand that shops cannot even put up Happy Christmas signage for fear of offending someone..?
Those who are not Christian can say whatever they like and whatever is appropriate within their belief system. But I do not believe that Christians should have to stop putting up signage in their shops etc. Happy Festivus!