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There's a real problem with Christmas

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Last updated 12/17/2018 at 4:22pm

Folks, there’s a problem with Christmas, and I’m not sure what we can do about it.

Is this problem defining what Christmas is all about? Maybe.

Yes, there is a religious aspect to Christmas. Christians celebrate the holiday as the birth of Jesus Christ, even though there’s little evidence outside of historical tradition that the event took place this time of year.

Pagans have celebrated this time of year as a time of rebirth in that the lowest part of winter is past and the days are growing longer again. The darkness is becoming less, something Christians have also grabbed on to.


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