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So I did receive “Unorthodox” in the mail this week
This weekend I’ll read Deborah Feldman’s memoir about growing up Hasidic and her “scandalous rejection” of those roots. I’d gotten an email offer last week to receive a free copy. So I’ll be reading about her family on Family Day … Continue reading
Turkey time in Dial-Up Land
like every other year I take a little holiday– fill up on family cheer. The weather will be fine the food will be divine and posts will soon resume — don’t fear! (via)
Posted in random biz Tagged holidays, just for fun, poetry Comments Off on Turkey time in Dial-Up Land
Less than 3 months away..must be time for War on Christmas!
The most recent casualty, at least going by the Daily Mail, is a release of Thomas the Tank Engine on DVD: The team behind the much-loved children’s TV series has angered campaigners by setting a story during the ‘winter holidays’. … Continue reading
Posted in consumerism, culture, In the Media, religiosity Tagged Christmas, consumerism, controversy, entertainment, holidays, religion 2 Comments
Opinion vs opinion (1minion vs West Texas)
For lack of other ideas, I quote Terry Williamson at the Midland Reporter-Telegram and his opinion piece about the need to do away with the notion of “freedom from religion.” Is it OK if I say Happy Easter? I get … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged atheism, beliefs, Christianity, faith, gods, history, holidays, myths, skepticism, tradition 2 Comments
Happy Lupricalia everybody!
A site called God Discussion has helpfully compiled several ways various religious groups celebrate Valentine’s day, or not. The Restored Church of God (an offshoot of the former Worldwide Church of God–now named Grace Communion International) thinks nobody should be … Continue reading
Posted in religiosity Tagged Christianity, history, holidays, paganism, tradition Comments Off on Happy Lupricalia everybody!
Good holiday? Mine was (mostly)
I took the bus home Thursday after work and did little on the internet over the weekend beyond checking temperatures and wind conditions. I had a serious craving to re-live my childhood. I dug out the old Krazy Karpet and … Continue reading
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“War” on Christmas is a misnomer
I don’t really get this whole “war on Christmas” thing that people get tetchy about this time of year. When there are requests to remove nativity scenes off government property, it’s because a government shouldn’t give special treatment to one … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, culture, religiosity Tagged Christianity, Christmas, consumerism, holidays, religion, tradition, war on Christmas Comments Off on “War” on Christmas is a misnomer
Christian crank gets cockeyed over Christmas shopping
Apparently Toronto is in the midst of mayor selection and Giorgio Mammoliti, one of the candidates, is a devout Catholic who was incensed at a recent debate over holiday shopping – specifically a proposal brought forth that would allow retailers … Continue reading
Posted in consumerism, culture, religiosity Tagged Christianity, consumerism, controversy, culture, holidays, money, shopping Comments Off on Christian crank gets cockeyed over Christmas shopping
Merry merry Giftsmas!
From Rudolph, Santy and me! Merry Giftsmas and Happy New Beer! May all your fizzy festive dreams come true!
Posted in funny business Tagged holidays, just for fun 2 Comments
No God? ads still a problem to some
The American Humanist Association has a simple message to send out to people this year with their No God No Problem campaign. It advertises the need to be good for the sake of goodness and includes Humanist contact numbers for … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, culture, In the Media, religiosity Tagged advertising, art, atheism, history, holidays, humanism, war on Christmas 10 Comments