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Book of the Week: The Trouble With Christmas

By December 2, 2013

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Why would non-Christians in Ameica make a fuss about Christmas? Why would anyone have problems with Christmas? During the Christmas holiday season there are parties, gifts, days off - isn't this a fun time for all? Anyone who challenges and/or rejects Christmas sounds like a Scrooge, right? As Tom Flynn explains in "The Trouble With Christmas," this is part of the problem - the expectation by the majority that everyone else should be happy to conform and accommodate themselves to a traditional Christian holiday.

Book of the Week: The Trouble With Christmas

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December 5, 2013 at 9:46 am
(1) Grandpa In The East says:

It is gut wrenching to find myself participating and our cultural child-abuse holiday as I watched a child eagerly open the gifts that ‘Santa’ left for them. Been there, done that, and I feel a sickening sense of guilt.

Christmas should at least be a family event, not a day to fool children.

No parent who does so should have cause to wonder why, a few years later, the teen will trust his/her peers more so than the parents.

Grandpa

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