Should Atheists celebrate Christmas
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My point is that there is enough evidence against this date being the birth of Christ and even strongly supports an Atheists argument.
Yes, there is a bit of hatred among each other because of the Romans eradicating the Pagans beliefs. But I will say that Christmas is not just about the Nativity, it is the joyful anticipation of gifts to come. Obviously the gifts given to us are Jesus, and the love of God.
No, Atheists should not celebrate this holiday. If they do not believe in the Christian faith, well, why would they? It's like a Roman Catholic celebrating Hanukkah for no apparent reason!
I happily await your coming argument.
-The Holy Roman Catholic Catechism.
Most other religions also follow teachings of the bible - Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, (infact the bible follows their beliefs as these are older religions) so why is our lord (I refer to myself as I was raised Christian) any better. The reason is the whole commercialization of this holiday has been taken over if you look at Halloween and St. Valentines day these are all used as marketing ploys, and yes tradition, greed, and materialism has taken over and we are where we are, so yes I believe Atheists can and will celebrate Christmas (As it has nothing to do with Christ) just like Summer Holidays or Easter Holidays (I'm from the UK it is the equivalent of Spring Break, and for whatever reason it is still known as this)
I thank you for engaging in this topic and look forward to your argument
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