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Old 03-31-2018, 01:35 PM
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I decided to bring this piece of my rant over here, but it stems from a post on cs about a "Christian" being offended that a store is open on Easter. He thought it should be closed instead.

Easter is not even a real Christian holiday, they stole it from the pagan Eostre. It is a holiday in celebration of sex and fertility, and has NOTHING to do with the rising of jesus or anyone else. They stole it and made it into that when Christianity was taking over everything. IT's made up. He needs to take his religious indignation and shove it.
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Old 03-31-2018, 11:21 PM
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I don't even care about the whole stealing a holiday thing. Not everyone celebrates Easter thus not everyone should get off/take off that day.
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Old 04-02-2018, 01:20 PM
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That's true but my main point is someone is getting righteous over a supposedly Christian holiday that isn't even truly Christian, it's pagan.
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Old 04-07-2018, 03:39 PM
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That's true but my main point is someone is getting righteous over a supposedly Christian holiday that isn't even truly Christian, it's pagan.
Locally, some DJ went off on a rant about how Halloween "needs to be taken back as the Christian holiday it is..." She was totally serious, never mind the holiday's pagan roots, and how it has nothing to do with Christianity at all. In fact, I don't think there's one holiday, or symbol that is 100% Christian.

As to the store being open, there's probably a reason for it. Not everyone (including myself) celebrates Easter. Many people choose to travel on Easter Sunday if their family is close. Should they end up stranded if they run out of gasoline? What about the railroads and other 24/7 industries? Sure, they might reduce traffic, but they won't shut down completely.
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Old 04-09-2018, 02:22 PM
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I think you're right, no holiday is 100 % Christian. And Halloween is DEFINITELY not.
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Old 04-10-2018, 03:20 AM
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I work at a Casual Dining Restaurant since Easter tends to be a big eating holiday I was surprised we didn't get a lot of people mad we were closed on Easter.
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Old 04-15-2018, 12:23 AM
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Is this the same as someone being offended that someone says "Merry Christmas" to them?
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Old 04-21-2018, 04:09 PM
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Is this the same as someone being offended that someone says "Merry Christmas" to them?
No, people usually get offended over red cups at Starbucks...and being told "Happy Holidays."
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