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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-07-07 04:25 AM
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60. Nuts!
In the UK, schoolchildren do Nativity plays and make Christmas decorations - AND do the equivalent for the festivals of some other religions. They are expected to learn about several different world religions. Would the warriors-for-Christmas accept that?

And for most people, the modern Christmas isn't a religious celebration anyway. I haven't met any 'secular leftists' who think that Christmas should be banned, though I know quite a few who are exasperated by all the commercialism.

There WAS a real 'war on Christmas' in Britain over 300 years ago, but it wasn't waged by secularists: Christmas celebrations were banned by Cromwell's Puritan government, because they were perceived by the Puritans as pagan and not in accord with true Christian doctrine!
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