Friday, November 18, 2011

A holiday rant...

Language warning!!!

There are a lot of things that piss me off about Facebook, but lately this is what pisses me off the most:


A status I've seen a lot recently:

I am sick and tired of every year when CHRISTMAS comes around, there are people who want to take CHRIST out of CHRISTMAS because it might offend someone. Well, how about all of the CHRISTIANS? What about offending us because you are taking our CHRIST out of CHRISTMAS!?!? CHRIST IS CHRISTMAS!!! If you aren't celebrating CHRIST then why are you celebrating? CHRISTMAS is about the birth of our SAVIOR! CHRISTMAS is one of a few holidays left that celebrate my CHRIST! Leave my holiday alone!!! And tell everyone MERRY CHRISTMAS, not Happy Holidays! 




So I thought I'd rant about this, because this is my blog and I can do whatever I want! 


I think the reason many people say "Happy Holidays" rather than "Merry Christmas" is because hmm... I don't know, maybe it's because IT'S NOT THE ONLY FUCKING HOLIDAY IN DECEMBER! 


How can someone be so arrogant that they feel personally insulted by the fact that not every store greeter, acquaintance, or random Facebook friend feels the need to exclude EVERYONE but you in their holiday greeting?! Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Winter Solstice are all December holidays. 


Just because it's not YOUR Holiday it doesn't matter? Bullshit. 


Christianity moved their holiday from another time to December to take the focus off of the pagan holidays. Do you see Pagans running around demanding that everyone only say "Happy Solstice!" or Jewish people demanding that everyone use the greeting "Happy Hanukkah!" Why is that? Because they aren't arrogant! 


Not to mention the fact that people generally start saying "Happy Holidays" around November. So that in case they get to busy, they cover all the major things like Thanksgiving, whatever winter holiday you desire, and New years. Why do they do that? BECAUSE CHRISTMAS ISN'T THE ONLY FUCKING HOLIDAY IN DECEMBER! 


I think that's all I have to say. Unless the comments section heats up. 


Thanks for reading, 


Kelli



4 comments:

  1. I'm taking the Christ out of Christmas because I'm not a Christian. Religious leaders didn't CHOOSE Jesus' birthday as December 25th until nearly 4 centuries AFTER his death.

    Religious chronographers reckoned that the world was created on the spring equinox and four days later, on March 25th, light was created. Since the existence of Jesus signaled a beginning of a new era, or new creation, the Biblical chronographers assumed Jesus' conception would have also fallen on March 25th placing his birth in December, nine months later.

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  2. YourFavoriteCousinInLawNovember 18, 2011 at 2:10 PM

    You didn't put enough "fuck"'s in there!



    just sayin!

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  3. I hear ya on this one sistah! LOL If I'm not sure of someone beliefs or denomination, I just say Happy Holidays because chances are, during the months of November-January, they are going to celebrate a holiday. I don't care which one! That Facebook post is seriously ignorant.

    Love ya!
    Tammy

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  4. So... I'm getting the feeling that Christmas ISN'T THE ONLY FUCKING HOLIDAY IN DECEMBER!!! Nice, lol. I know I'm late on this blog but I love it :)

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