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kels1123
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Oberbeck
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24 Points

It is inconsiderate to protest Christmas just because you don't believe in it , it isnt hurting you

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/24/2007 Category: Society
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 2,497 times Debate No: 946
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kels1123

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Here is what I want to debate . If you don't believe in Christmas , that is fine. But why must a person protest that it is wrong and evil and such? If you don't believe in , thats your decision. Why must people protest it, how does it bother you so much?

Christmas is a Holiday many believe in , many don't . I don't think just because you don't believe in a holiday that many people do that you have to criticize it. How does it affect you that others celebrate Christmas? Why does it bother you so much and how does it possibly hurt you in anyway for others to believe in it. I don't celebrate Hanukkah , but it in no way bothers me that others do. Why should it , that is their belief. I have heard people say Christmas isn't real. That people who celebrate Christmas are lying to their kids. That it is a lie and a farce. I do not understand why someone who doesn't believe in Christmas , has to attack it. I think everyone should be able to believe and practice whatever religion and holiday they want , as long as it is not hurting anyone.
Oberbeck

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Christmas is a great holidy. When I was your age, everyone celebrated Christmas. We had the baby Jesus on the courthouse steps. The pinkos made that go away. I not sure, but they ain't real smart, you see, because I done talked to one once, and she was all dressed like a wacko and was smoking some kinda nasty tobacco. Them people broke the good America that I knew It all started with the Roosevelt and commies. Roosevelt was a commie. America hasn't been the same since. And the hams! Christmas hams was always the best of the years, momma always done cooked one for us and grandma done come over and sing. real nice. So I really like Christmas.
Debate Round No. 1
kels1123

Pro

I don't quite know how to debate you , because it sounds as though you agree with me ???? I don't understand.
Oberbeck

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You some kind o pinko? I challenge you two a debate. If you ain't smart nuff to challente me, you loose! Answer my debate, you pinko!
Debate Round No. 2
kels1123

Pro

I think you are being immature and I think I easily have already won this bet just by acting like an adult.
Oberbeck

Con

Oberbeck forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by gonovice 9 years ago
gonovice
Good to know, i guess. i think you're right. It actually makes a lot of sense.
Posted by Daxitarian 9 years ago
Daxitarian
See, the thing most people forget is that Christmas was originally a pagan holiday, and it was Christianized to convert heathens. So before it was the War on Christmas, it was the War on Winter Solstice.
Posted by gonovice 9 years ago
gonovice
alrighty then!! that's good. who were you talking to?
Posted by solo 9 years ago
solo
I did laugh out loud at that, but kels1123 probably would've taken him down anyway, even if he did commit to this debate.
Posted by gonovice 9 years ago
gonovice
what are you sorry for kels? and yea our senses of humor are completely different.
Posted by brittwaller 9 years ago
brittwaller
Humour is subjective. Obviously, our senses of humour differ drastically. So stop apologizing (both of you). That's all. Happy New Year!
Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
Sorry , Thats not humor .
Posted by gonovice 9 years ago
gonovice
what humor did I miss? sorry but none of this seemed funny to me. merry christmas to you too.
Posted by brittwaller 9 years ago
brittwaller
gonovice: WHY should I? I think you missed the fun here, too. merry xmas!!!!!!!!!! ho ho ho
Posted by gonovice 9 years ago
gonovice
I think that protesting Christmas is not necassary just because it may offend people. if you say that they are horrible for celebrating christmas then it is offensive and just plain rude. if you don't believe in Christmas then you should keep it to yourself and leave everyone else alone.
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