This is EXACTLY what I said. So you are agreeing with me that gift giving has made Christians shallow.Gift Giving: Making this entirely about exchanging things, and ignoring the sharing of one's self.
And again, demonstrating a hysterical strawman You're swinging in the air.Mistletoe: Rubbishing the very thing you profess to love: Plant life. Talk about hypocrisy....
Not cynicism. Accurate description of what Christmas represents to a lot of Christians. None of the things you mentioned have anything to do with what Christmas actually represents.The rest of that list represents your shared cynicism with obvious Child, therefore, I have no further interest in debating his clone, either.
And I am aware you will avoid me. I already prove that you are a liar once in this thread and you did not have the decency to admit that you lied.
"Never fear. Him is here" - Captain Chaos (Dom DeLuise), Cannonball Run
Mace Windu: Then our worst fears have been realized. We must move quickly if the Jedi Order is to survive.
But Im sure that any conifer will do, down here in New Mexico I always end up with a Pinaceae Pinus edulis perhaps its my location?
As a Christian who celebrates Christmas for religious reasons I do view it as a Christmas tree. It does offend me somewhat when others want to call it a holiday tree or remove the Christmas aspect from it because I feel as if they are disrespecting my faith and traditions on a religious holiday. I would imagine some Jews would feel the same way if the Menorah was called a "holiday Menorah" and others wanted to mask the meaning it has with Hanukkah and the Jewish holiday.
I completely support the "happy holidays" greeting though since there are many holidays in this season that are observed by many people. However, I don't like taking the Christmas tree, which is a decoration and traditional symbol for a Christian holiday, and calling it a holiday tree to try and erase the Christian tradition.
Tired of elections being between the lesser of two evils.When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. -Socrates