Is it OK to Celebrate Christmas but not Practice Christianity?

Posted by: TeaPartyAtheist

  • Yes

  • No

75% 27 votes
25% 9 votes
  • It's a tradition that is a mix of pagan beliefs and Christian beliefs. So any Christian who celebrates it is as much pagan as I am Christian.

  • Christmas is pagan anyway, so who cares?

    Posted by: Sitara
  • Sure, why not? I mean tiz the season, right? But I just wanted to say that some of us do celebrate Christ's birth on that day. I mean, believe me, I am not the most religious person on the planet, but we go to a 2 hour mass, and go out to eat, and have family over and I am not Pagan. I am a Catholic.

  • I'm an Atheist, I just like the gift giving, the festivities, and the warmness of family.

  • I love turkey day!..anyway Christmas was biased on pagan festivals not the actual day Jesus was born.

  • christmas isn't a true christian holiday, it came from the pagans and the bible says not to learn the way of the heathens. christmas would be a heathen holiday.

    Posted by: Skunky
  • Aside from the name, Christmas has almost nothing to do with Christianity.

    Posted by: MrJosh
  • Why should you you if you're an atheist you wouldn't celebrate Ramadan or other religious festivals so why should you participate in a christian festival? It is merely an excuse so you can spoil each other with new and expensive gifts

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sweetbreeze says2013-09-04T02:14:43.3343684-05:00
Yeah, why not? My family isn't Christian, but we just decorate the tree and have fun on the day.
MrJosh says2013-09-05T09:03:36.9780774-05:00
I swear I clicked "Yes," but my comment is in the "No" column. Anyone else experience this?

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