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HumptyBrah
06-14-2012, 12:47 AM
I'm an atheist, but I still celebrate Christmas and Easter with my family as I was raised a Christian. My family is still Christian so I celebrate those holidays with them. Sometimes I feel guilty for it, but I don't look at those as religious holidays as much as just spending time with family.

I do still participate in the pre-meal prayer with them as well..well, I hold hands. I don't close my eyes or actually pray. I simply do it because I don't want to make a scene and be like "nope guise, sorry, not doing it."

A-GAME
06-14-2012, 12:50 AM
Your guilt is ridiculous. We should all appreciate any time we have with our families. Who cares what the reason is? Just enjoy brah.

sydneyalysse
06-14-2012, 12:55 AM
Your guilt is ridiculous. We should all appreciate any time we have with our families. Who cares what the reason is? Just enjoy brah.
lmao this.

RODxxTHExxGOD
06-14-2012, 12:59 AM
Yep, I celebrate holidays for what they really are. Good food and good times.

Kinda hate the prayer thing but don't wanna be a oddball, especially living in the bible belt.

A-GAME
06-14-2012, 01:03 AM
Perhaps you can use it as a time for reflection OP? Jesus died a horrific death and even if the story of Jesus is entirely fiction, there are still good lessons in humility, charity, kindness etc.

SBRakk
06-14-2012, 01:24 AM
I do the same. It's all about respect.

Christmas and Easter aren't originally Christian holidays anyway.

tk217
06-14-2012, 01:50 AM
So, which holidays are you talking about and which religion are we talking about?

Mr Beer
06-14-2012, 02:06 AM
LOL, you can make what you want of them anyway, it's not like you actually have to worship imaginary beings instead of being with friends and family, eating loads of food and exchanging gifts.

illriginalized
06-14-2012, 03:08 AM
So, which holidays are you talking about and which religion are we talking about?

Well in the U.S. we're limited to what?... Two? Christianity and Judaism? So whatever religious holidays that gives us day(s) off of work.

tk217
06-14-2012, 03:12 AM
Well in the U.S. we're limited to what?... Two? Christianity and Judaism? So whatever religious holidays that gives us day(s) off of work.

Hmm...

Well let us see. I get new years off. Fourth of July. Labor Day. Memorial day.

Thanksgiving.

and Christmas/Christmas Eve.

So, apparently we're only talking about Christmas; therefore we're talking about the Saturnalia or Kronia.

Then, yes.

illriginalized
06-14-2012, 03:28 AM
Hmm...

Well let us see. I get new years off. Fourth of July. Labor Day. Memorial day.

Thanksgiving.

and Christmas/Christmas Eve.

So, apparently we're only talking about Christmas; therefore we're talking about the Saturnalia or Kronia.

Then, yes.

Not Easter? And now that I think about it.. I don't think there is an actual Jewish holiday that we stay home for.

tk217
06-14-2012, 03:34 AM
Not Easter? And now that I think about it.. I don't think there is an actual Jewish holiday that we stay home for.

I don't get the celebration of the resurrection of Tammuz, Ishtar, off, from Babylonia, no.... :(

illriginalized
06-14-2012, 03:36 AM
I don't get the celebration of the resurrection of Tammuz, Ishtar, off, from Babylonia, no.... :(

lol Interesting.. maybe it's just my company (it's primarily Christian, at least HQ). Can't remember from back in Florida.

DanNZ
06-14-2012, 03:58 AM
My entire family is athiest with the exception of one of my cousins families. Kinda funny since all were brought up catholic/anglican.

We celebrate Christmas for the presents and food and time together. It's not even a christian holiday anyway.

Easter is an excuse for chocolate, why not?

BeefyMcNasty
06-14-2012, 04:28 AM
Sure do. Only sucks because they try as drag me to mass. I'll sit quietly while they say prayer at meals, but I'm not going to that archaic celebration of zombies.

JVRICHARDS
06-14-2012, 04:31 AM
I'm an atheist, but I still celebrate Christmas and Easter with my family as I was raised a Christian. My family is still Christian so I celebrate those holidays with them. Sometimes I feel guilty for it, but I don't look at those as religious holidays as much as just spending time with family.

I do still participate in the pre-meal prayer with them as well..well, I hold hands. I don't close my eyes or actually pray. I simply do it because I don't want to make a scene and be like "nope guise, sorry, not doing it."

I'm the only one in my family, and only 2 family members actually know it.

But I look forward to Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving every single year (yes I realize the latter is not a 'religious' holiday). These are the times when we all put down life's troubles for a day, and come together as a family. Probably my happiest days of the year.

Boffothe
06-14-2012, 04:37 AM
Perhaps you can use it as a time for reflection OP? Jesus died a horrific death and even if the story of Jesus is entirely fiction, there are still good lessons in humility, charity, kindness etc.

Your whore of a savior suffered for mere hours in exchange for an eternity of endless power and unlimited bliss, and it makes me too jealous of his incredible luck to ever enjoy a meal with my family.

Birdy69
06-14-2012, 04:52 AM
I do the same. It's all about respect.

Christmas and Easter aren't originally Christian holidays anyway.

This. I don't remember Santa Claus or decorated trees in the bible.

Also, where do you think the bunny came from?

A-GAME
06-14-2012, 04:59 AM
Your whore of a savior suffered for mere hours in exchange for an eternity of endless power and unlimited bliss, and it makes me too jealous of his incredible luck to ever enjoy a meal with my family.


That's completely unnecessary.

US_Ranger
06-14-2012, 05:47 AM
Your whore of a savior suffered for mere hours in exchange for an eternity of endless power and unlimited bliss, and it makes me too jealous of his incredible luck to ever enjoy a meal with my family.

Da fuq?

BFast55
06-14-2012, 06:10 AM
I'm an atheist, but I still celebrate Christmas and Easter with my family as I was raised a Christian. My family is still Christian so I celebrate those holidays with them. Sometimes I feel guilty for it, but I don't look at those as religious holidays as much as just spending time with family.

I do still participate in the pre-meal prayer with them as well..well, I hold hands. I don't close my eyes or actually pray. I simply do it because I don't want to make a scene and be like "nope guise, sorry, not doing it."
Indeed Atheists struggle with holidays because they reject religion, but still want to collect the benefits when it suits them. Christmas is probably the biggest example. Bruh, you can spend time with your family any time of the year. Chances are you are like most that like the free goodies they get with the holidays, but spend the rest of the year dogging religion. I guess I'd feel a little guilty too. Overall though I'd say you are doing it right. Not being a bitter a$$ is part of being a human being. I commend you for that.

Xuaxace
06-14-2012, 06:15 AM
From a western point of view, all the religious holidays (christmas, eastern etc) have been chances for the family to get together. So it is not so much about the religious aspect of it, but just the family getting together. Seems more like a cultural thing to me.

BFast55
06-14-2012, 06:16 AM
Sure do. Only sucks because they try as drag me to mass. I'll sit quietly while they say prayer at meals, but I'm not going to that archaic celebration of zombies.
Children are impressed into military service in the Sudan, but don't dare tell BeefyMcNasty that he must take 30 seconds out of his day to pray! Tell me, were you the only survivor?

IAmBatman
06-14-2012, 06:19 AM
Indeed Atheists struggle with holidays because they reject religion, but still want to collect the benefits when it suits them. Christmas is probably the biggest example. Bruh, you can spend time with your family any time of the year. Chances are you are like most that like the free goodies they get with the holidays, but spend the rest of the year dogging religion. I guess I'd feel a little guilty too. Overall though I'd say you are doing it right. Not being a bitter a$$ is part of being a human being. I commend you for that.

Seriously dude? If anyone should feel guilty about Christmas its the christians. The over-consumption, the gluttony, the desire for others' goods, the jealousy. It is the least Christian holiday imaginable.

BFast55
06-14-2012, 06:29 AM
Seriously dude? If anyone should feel guilty about Christmas its the christians. The over-consumption, the gluttony, the desire for others' goods, the jealousy. It is the least Christian holiday imaginable.I don't deny that. But that is a result of secularism and the corporitization of christmas and is more reflective of the country as a whole. As is the idea that feeling guilty is somehow terrible. I'm not bashing atheists. Everyone in the r/p knows I give credit where it is due. All I'm saying is that If I was atheist, I'd understand that I'm benefiting from something I spend the other 364 days denouncing and that would make me feel a little guilty. Atheists love to play the family card. I'm glad, because spending time with your family is a good thing. But guess what, you can spend time with your family anytime. You don't need christmas to do this.
Hell, I spend more time with my family on the 4th of july celebrating dem Nided States of 'Murica. Except that time I went to london, kind wierd being there on the 4th.

Tamorlane
06-14-2012, 06:33 AM
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You can also use this openness as a model to guide your own emotional well-being throughout the rest of the year. The benefits, of course, are limitless: an open heart is able to receive without judgment; an open heart does not feel the need to protect the ego or false personality; an open heart is a measure of your ability to receive the love of those close to you as well as those kept at a distance; an open heart is your deed to a life containing more joy and fulfillment, and we could easily continue here with even more examples.

A closed heart, on the other hand, leaves you at the mercy of false personality and the distorted fears that accompany that. Anger and frustration is the inevitable result, and after awhile it can feel like you're on a sinking ship without a life raft. Striving towards the more positive feeling is often enough to keep you on track.
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The symbols of Christmas are, of course, rich with traditions from many cultures, but the symbol we'd like to address today is a custom that, while it often leads to a surfeit of commercialism, has graced the lives of everyone who ever shared their love with another-- and that is the exchange of gifts.

When you wrap a gift for another you are not only concealing the surprise from them, but encoding the gift with a symbol of your affection. On this day when you are often giving to others, we ask that you share some of that affection with yourself.

Secure a quiet location and meditate for a moment. When you're free of distractions, review the progression of your life over the past year. Pay careful attention to any obstacles or problems that either challenged or upset you.

Now imagine that these challenges must be placed in a box and wrapped with the same level of affection you'd give if the present were intended for a loved one. When you're finished wrapping, place the gifts under an imaginary tree for yourself. Go forward in time a little and imagine waking up Christmas morning. As you unwrap each package, give thanks for the gift and appreciate what it has taught you about yourself. Do not take this step lightly. It is only after you have acknowledged the gift -- and the things it has illuminated in your life -- that you will be able to release its negative charge and let it go.

By the time you finish this exercise you should feel less embittered by the frustrations and setbacks of the past year, and more empowered by all that life brings. We are not saying that bad things won't happen in your life, but you can choose how to perceive them. While it's true that choice may seem limited at times, you still have the power to choose how you feel, and this is where choice can truly be empowering.

Christmas then teaches that in each day a new gift is waiting to be unwrapped. If you can learn to accept that gift with dignity and grace, you will better appreciate what life continues to teach you -- for life is indeed the most precious gift you will ever receive."

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IAmBatman
06-14-2012, 06:38 AM
I don't deny that. But that is a result of secularism and the corporitization of christmas and is more reflective of the country as a whole. As is the idea that feeling guilty is somehow terrible. I'm not bashing atheists. Everyone in the r/p knows I give credit where it is due. All I'm saying is that If I was atheist, I'd understand that I'm benefiting from something I spend the other 364 days denouncing and that would make me feel a little guilty. Atheists love to play the family card. I'm glad, because spending time with your family is a good thing. But guess what, you can spend time with your family anytime. You don't need christmas to do this.

Well actually some of us can't spend time with friends and family anytime we want to, I actually live quite far from my family. Holidays whether they be considered religious, or traditional, or state are just a way to provide some order to our lives. It would be near impossible to coordinate random times to meet together. My hometown has a local summer festival every year and I know that is the best time to go for the summer if I want to see the largest amount of people. Having holidays at a state level just allows a greater coordination between everyone including employers. If basically everyone well be enjoying time off during a specific time of year then that would be the best time of year to get together, regardless of why the time off exist.

BFast55
06-14-2012, 07:00 AM
Well actually some of us can't spend time with friends and family anytime we want to, I actually live quite far from my family. Holidays whether they be considered religious, or traditional, or state are just a way to provide some order to our lives. It would be near impossible to coordinate random times to meet together. My hometown has a local summer festival every year and I know that is the best time to go for the summer if I want to see the largest amount of people. Having holidays at a state level just allows a greater coordination between everyone including employers. If basically everyone well be enjoying time off during a specific time of year then that would be the best time of year to get together, regardless of why the time off exist.Exactly, but christmas is usually the agreed upon time in which our society has agreed to have "family time", originally to celebrate the birth of Jesus, but now obviously it has morphed into more than that.

wjs010
06-14-2012, 07:09 AM
Do as others have said and just have a good time. This is only provided you have a cool family. If , however, spending time with them over the holidays means they will be awkward and weird because you don't have a religion, it may be difficult. It all depends on yur fam. I've got the family that cannot stand me not having a religion lol, so it "kinda" draws me away from the familial scene. There won't be anymore good times , but I won't feel guilty. It is their problem.

Hope your family is cool bro!

llcoolray3000
06-14-2012, 07:35 AM
LOL @ "They aren't really Christian holidays."

Is paganism/nature worship somehow not in conflict with atheism?

BeefyMcNasty
06-14-2012, 08:07 AM
Children are impressed into military service in the Sudan, but don't dare tell BeefyMcNasty that he must take 30 seconds out of his day to pray! Tell me, were you the only survivor?

Why would I pray to something I don't believe in? Would you as a brainw....believer want me faking it?

BFast55
06-14-2012, 08:17 AM
Why would I pray to something I don't believe in? Would you as a brainw....believer want me faking it?
Who said that? But it's a social grace to a lot of people to pray before a meal. Just like the National anthem before sporting events and shaking hands. You admit that you don't want to cause a scene, but then come bitch about it on the internet like you were forced to wash a homeless guys a$$ or something.

BobisMighty
06-14-2012, 08:28 AM
You're over thinking it. Why feel guilty? I do this with my family and my gf's family. My gf's family are very catholic. I have yet to go to mass with them though, but that's mainly because I can't wake up early on sundays.

BeefyMcNasty
06-14-2012, 08:28 AM
Who said that? But it's a social grace to a lot of people to pray before a meal. Just like the National anthem before sporting events and shaking hands. You admit that you don't want to cause a scene, but then come bitch about it on the internet like you were forced to wash a homeless guys a$$ or something.

Ironically I would rather wash a homeless guys ass that go a depressing church service where they conveniantly avoind talking about all the nasty bits in the Bible. Probably wouldn't have as big turnout if they wen't over something like....


And the elder said to the younger Our father is old, and there is no man left on the earth, to come in unto us after the manner of the whole earth. Come, let us make him drunk with wine, and let us lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father. And they made their father drink wine that night: and the elder went in and lay with her father: but he perceived not neither when his daughter lay down, nor when she rose up. And the next day the elder said to the younger: Behold I lay last night with my father, let us make him drink wine also to night, and thou shalt lie with him, that we may save seed of our father. They made their father drink wine that night also, and the younger daughter went in, and lay with him: and neither then did he perceive when she lay down, nor when she rose up.



And Mr. Herp Derpitty, with a thread title like, oh I don't know, "Are you atheist but celebrate religious holidays with family?" What did you honestly expect the conversation to be about?

r0gue6
06-14-2012, 08:50 AM
My family is extremely Mormon.

I go to all the religious holidays at my grandparents house and they do the prayer thing, it makes no difference to me, I just want some of dat dere homemade rolls.

BFast55
06-14-2012, 08:52 AM
My family is extremely Mormon.

I go to all the religious holidays at my grandparents house and they do the prayer thing, it makes no difference to me, I just want some of dat dere homemade rolls.
"I admire your honesty."
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BFast55
06-14-2012, 08:55 AM
Ironically I would rather wash a homeless guys ass that go a depressing church service where they conveniantly avoind talking about all the nasty bits in the Bible. Probably wouldn't have as big turnout if they wen't over something like....
LOL. That is your prerogative. I pitty you if that is how you really feel about religion. Good thing, you are not like most Atheists I know.





And Mr. Herp Derpitty, with a thread title like, oh I don't know, "Are you atheist but celebrate religious holidays with family?" What did you honestly expect the conversation to be about?
I thought you'd rather wash a homeless guys a$$?

jf1
06-14-2012, 08:59 AM
I enjoy going to mass once a year with my family.
It serves to remind me the of the absurdity of modern day americans worshiping a dead Jewish preacher.
Not to mention eating his body and drinking his blood...

lasher
06-14-2012, 09:01 AM
Not to mention eating his body and drinking his blood...

You're on a bodybuilding site. You should be grateful for the extra protein.

BFast55
06-14-2012, 09:03 AM
I enjoy going to mass once a year with my family.
It serves to remind me the of the absurdity of modern day americans worshiping a dead Jewish preacher.
Not to mention eating his body and drinking his blood...
LOL JF1 goes to mass. Does AKR know about this?
How do you take it? Do you sit there cross-armed with a ticked off look and making frequent deep sighs?

jf1
06-14-2012, 09:15 AM
You're on a bodybuilding site. You should be grateful for the extra protein.
Unfortunately, like the religion, its fake; the 'body' has no protein...the emperor has no clothes.

LOL JF1 goes to mass. Does AKR know about this?
This is the THIRD time today you have mentioned AKR.
Somewhere in Alaska, AKR is smiling.


How do you take it? Do you sit there cross-armed with a ticked off look and making frequent deep sighs?
Actually, I do all I can to keep from LOLing.
Seriously.

BFast55
06-14-2012, 09:26 AM
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This is the THIRD time today you have mentioned AKR.
Somewhere in Alaska, AKR is smiling.
Says the guys with "RIP AKR" over his non-existant avi. Irony is thick.

Actually, I do all I can to keep from LOLing.
Seriously.
Lol at the die hard atheist worried about laughing in church. Why do you care so much?

I bet you enjoy the free goodies on christmas day don't you?

Tekkendo
06-14-2012, 09:37 AM
Hate christianity but love Christian holidays and fun. lol

At least the Jehoval Witnesses have more backbones than you hypocrites. They reject those holidays and they do not celebrate them

BRB I must be an in-your-face atheist douche year round, except on religious holidays when there is something in it for me.

LOL

BeefyMcNasty
06-14-2012, 10:00 AM
LOL. That is your prerogative. I pitty you if that is how you really feel about religion. Good thing, you are not like most Atheists I know.





I thought you'd rather wash a homeless guys a$$?

Strong reading comprehension. For someone who is supposed to turn the other cheek, you sure do sound bitter.


BRB I must be an in-your-face atheist douche year round, except on religious holidays when there is something in it for me.


Who's in anybody's face? My family knows I don't believe in a God, and with that knowledge I'm still invited to family functions....because we are family. As a matter of fact they get in my face when it comes time for church, as I don't go, because I'm not religious. It starts with a polite decline, but escalates when THEY start talking about MY salvation.

BFast55
06-14-2012, 11:41 AM
Strong reading comprehension. For someone who is supposed to turn the other cheek, you sure do sound bitter.
I sound bitter, yet you go online and bitch about how horrible it is to spend a few seconds siting through a social prayer. I'm glad people like you are the minority among atheists. Inferiority complexes don't mesh well society in general, so its probably good that you spend so much time online. ;)

BeefyMcNasty
06-14-2012, 11:49 AM
I sound bitter, yet you go online and bitch about how horrible it is to spend a few seconds siting through a social prayer. I'm glad people like you are the minority among atheists. Inferiority complexes don't mesh well society in general, so its probably good that you spend so much time online. ;)

Please quote the part where I said it was horrible to sit though my family's praying. Please.

But keep on with the pathetic strawmen and blatant hyperbole, making yourself look like a real winner. Really carrying a nice torch there for all religious people every where, with your subtle insults and all. Glad to see you practice what you preach.


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Now this is the part where you say I said things I didn't, then try to insult me once again, most likely containing the phrase "atheists like you."

BFast55
06-14-2012, 12:05 PM
Please quote the part where I said it was horrible to sit though my family's praying. Please.

But keep on with the pathetic strawmen and blatant hyperbole, making yourself look like a real winner. Really carrying a nice torch there for all religious people every where, with your subtle insults and all. Glad to see you practice what you preach.


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Now this is the part where you say I said things I didn't, then try to insult me once again, most likely containing the phrase "atheists like you."
Internet memes are cute. Which is why they are popular with teens.
Why are you backpedaling now, and trying to act all belittled? This is the internet bruh.
I say "atheist like you" because you are of the rare self-loathing type who find every little thing to bitch about, strictly over the internet of course. "atheists like you" also commonly have no avi...jf1 is another example of "atheists like you".
Since you would like to play a semantic game with quotes...how about quoting where I "preached" anything on this board. I'd like to know because you have no idea what you are talking about.
Nam sayin', MISC Macgyver?

TheJimmyRustler
06-14-2012, 12:44 PM
Hate christianity but love Christian holidays and fun. lol

At least the Jehoval Witnesses have more backbones than you hypocrites. They reject those holidays and they do not celebrate them

BRB I must be an in-your-face atheist douche year round, except on religious holidays when there is something in it for me.

LOL

Easter and Christmas would be celebrated even if Christianity didn't exist - Pagan Winter festival and the Saxon festival of Eostre.

That aside, I don't see anything hypocritical about getting together with family and friends, whether or not you or the people there are doing it for religious reasons. I've been to baptisms, even though it's boring and meaningless as hell to me - just nice to show up for those that are there.

Xenic
06-14-2012, 12:57 PM
"guilt"? lol

you afraid the atheist messiah Hitchens is looking down on you in disappointment?

Xenic
06-14-2012, 12:59 PM
Do as others have said and just have a good time. This is only provided you have a cool family. If , however, spending time with them over the holidays means they will be awkward and weird because you don't have a religion, it may be difficult. It all depends on yur fam. I've got the family that cannot stand me not having a religion lol, so it "kinda" draws me away from the familial scene. There won't be anymore good times , but I won't feel guilty. It is their problem.

Hope your family is cool bro!

I just pretend... less heartache that way

pullupsbrah
06-14-2012, 01:47 PM
Most of my family are atheists/agnostic so really no conflicts there. We do celebrate Consumerism (christmas) Day, though.

BeefyMcNasty
06-14-2012, 02:42 PM
Internet memes are cute. Which is why they are popular with teens.
Why are you backpedaling now, and trying to act all belittled? This is the internet bruh.
I say "atheist like you" because you are of the rare self-loathing type who find every little thing to bitch about, strictly over the internet of course. "atheists like you" also commonly have no avi...jf1 is another example of "atheists like you".
Since you would like to play a semantic game with quotes...how about quoting where I "preached" anything on this board. I'd like to know because you have no idea what you are talking about.
Nam sayin', MISC Macgyver?


Back pedal from what? I was simply engaging in a discussion about atheists partaking in religious holiday celebrations with family. You decided to ride in on your high horse attacking me for things I never said. The only time I even came close to mentioning annoyance with any family members religious practices was when they tried to force them upon me, such as trying to drag me to church. But I'm not surprised that this was lost on you, since your latest post is pretty much questioning petty things like my lack of an avatar or my choice in user titles.

So keep doing what you're doing. Deflect, make stuff up, continue with petty observations and insults. That seems like a solid tactic which I'm sure you will keep on forging ahead with.




how about quoting where I "preached" anything on this board.


You non-conformists are all alike.
EDIT: God would just laugh at you...just like 99.9% of the rest of society. I'm sure since you're a self imposed minority in this world that you have an inferiority complex. It shows.


I'd disown God too if I looked like you.

You still haven't responded to my request. Therefore you are a phaggot who makes idiotic claims and can't back them up. You aren't even old enough to buy beer and you want to tell us we are dumb? You still have a lot to learn, Son.

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Let he who is without sin cast the first stone. And now it is time for you to demonstrate your enormous hypocritical nature. It's what Jesus would do right?

illriginalized
06-14-2012, 03:07 PM
I wonder if atheists wouldn't mind abolishing Christian religions along with Christianity. If so, goodbye Christmas. To me.. Christmas is no different than Valentine's day.

You know what I'm talking about? It's the one day we act like we're supposed to act every single day of our lives (excluding the presents).

IAmBatman
06-14-2012, 04:10 PM
I wonder if atheists wouldn't mind abolishing Christian religions along with Christianity. If so, goodbye Christmas. To me.. Christmas is no different than Valentine's day.

You know what I'm talking about? It's the one day we act like we're supposed to act every single day of our lives (excluding the presents).

No... most of us don't speak retard.

dabears8273
06-14-2012, 04:13 PM
A lot of my family celebrate religious holidays and I am with them on these occasions. My family knows I am atheist and we all get along fine. No reason to feel guilty about it.

illriginalized
06-14-2012, 04:24 PM
No... most of us don't speak retard.

You wot m8?

Indivdude
06-14-2012, 04:57 PM
Yep. Its just a day to get with family. I don't feel guilty at all. Its not really a religious holiday anymore with the consumerism that revolves around it.

My parents know I'm atheist and they do wish I wasn't but they don't bash me for it and I don't bash them. Family time is family time.

turdtamper
06-14-2012, 06:36 PM
I grew up celebrating all of the holidays without the religousness, which Im very grateful for. Honestly Jesus has never been mentioned in our household at christmas. its great. I choose to celebrate the birth of Santa instead.

wjs010
06-15-2012, 01:03 AM
I grew up celebrating all of the holidays without the religousness, which Im very grateful for. Honestly Jesus has never been mentioned in our household at christmas. its great. I choose to celebrate the birth of Santa instead.

Now THAT'S how it should be. All the gifts without the bullshiyt

HumptyBrah
06-15-2012, 01:36 AM
Hate christianity but love Christian holidays and fun. lol

At least the Jehoval Witnesses have more backbones than you hypocrites. They reject those holidays and they do not celebrate them

BRB I must be an in-your-face atheist douche year round, except on religious holidays when there is something in it for me.

LOL
So..
Because I'm an atheist, I'm in "in your face douche year round?"

A-GAME
06-15-2012, 02:14 AM
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