Christmas has become very secular in America, but despite (or perhaps because) of this change, Christmas has also acquired an almost sacred and untouchable character which people defend to the utmost. Skeptics of Christmas are not treated very well. Anyone who objects to something about Christmas typically tries to present themselves as actually defending a 'true' Christmas. I think, however, that a bit more skepticism of and dissent from Christmas would be better for everyone. It might even be better for Christmas, though that can't be treated as a priority.
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