Happy Holidays Merry Christmas!

Friday, 21 December 2007

Being rather irreligious makes this time of year difficult. Not because I’m against Christmas. I’m not. Not in the slightest. I love it. But then I don’t want the joy I take from it or my general participation in the rituals to implicitly lend my support to Christianity. At the same time I cannot bring myself to stoop to anything like, “Happy Holidays,” to keep it at arm’s length. That’s just weak.

So, how to strike a balance between endorsing the holiday but not the religious aspects. I think I finally found a delicately nuanced middle ground.

Merry Christmas & Fuck Jesus!

That should prevent some misunderstandings.

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William Shakesweasel

Re: Happy Holidays Merry Christmas!

This is perhaps, in 15 years, one of the funniest things you've done (not counting the times I've seen you naked).

Have a bountiful Kwanzaa bitches!

By William Shakesweasel on 21 December 2007 · 23:33

jody

Re: Happy Holidays Merry Christmas!

Today's Bizarro comic made me chuckle: two people passing each other on a street: "Merry nothing!" says one, "Same to you!" the other. It was captioned "Atheist Christmas".

By jody on 22 December 2007 · 09:28

Vagrant

Re: Happy Holidays Merry Christmas!

This brings joy to my heart Ashley. I too love the solstice festivities. And now you've provided the nuance with which to baste any geese (or ducks) that need it.

By Vagrant on 22 December 2007 · 15:47

A is A

Re: Happy Holidays Merry Christmas!

This is exactly why I love Christmas so much. Look at all the warmth my simple post returned to me. :)

By A is A on 22 December 2007 · 15:53

NoMan

Re: Happy Holidays Merry Christmas!

OHAI

By NoMan on 21 December 2012 · 21:25