San Francisco Atheists November Meeting

David Fitzgerald's "The Complete Heretic's Guide to Christmas"

Have we forgotten the real meaning of Christmas? Or have the Christians…?
This hilarious and informative talk in David Fitzgerald’s The Complete Heretic’s Guide to Western Religion series takes a look at the ancient (and downright spooky) pagan origins and evolution of not just Yuletime, but all our winter season holidays from Halloween to New Year’s Eve.

Saturday November 30
Schroeder's Restaurant, 240 Front St., rear dining room
4:30 pm Meet/greet/drink/eat
5:00 pm Program will begin
Near the Embarcadero Muni & BART station, downtown San Francisco
Free, cash donations welcome

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  • Kimo C.

    War on Christmas! Also Santa was white. http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013...­

    December 13, 2013

  • Susan F.

    Krampusmas art exhibition opening reception tonight at Bluxome:
    http://www.63bluxomestreetgalle...­

    1 · December 7, 2013

    • Kimo C.

      Great Tip Susan!! BTW will they be posting the slides from the Christmas talk - it was really interesting.

      1 · December 7, 2013

  • Susan F.

    Some fabulous modern-day Krampusnacht photos from Europe in The Atlantic (thanks to Michael Freeman for the link):
    http://www.theatlantic.com/info...­

    December 4, 2013

  • David D.

    David's presentation was great fun and gave me something new.

    1 · December 1, 2013

    • Loretta C.

      Came with 2 friends but we veggies couldn't deal with the smell...

      December 2, 2013

  • Teressa

    This was fun!

    1 · November 30, 2013

  • Loretta C.

    This will be my first meeting - wish it were in a more veggie-compatible setting, though…….

    November 14, 2013

    • Wendy

      Loretta, before you go to Schroeder's, you might want to know that there are stuffed animal heads adorning the walls.

      November 27, 2013

    • rachel z.

      they have really good sauerkraut...

      November 29, 2013

  • Kimberly J. D.

    I would love to turn that image above into a set of Xmas cards to send to my friends and loved ones. Nothing says "Holidays!" like a red-eyed demon, right? Gorgeous stuff. :)

    2 · November 29, 2013

  • Teressa

    I'm not certain I'll be able to make it, but going to try!

    November 27, 2013

  • Benjamin E. W.

    Looking forward to it. Hope it doesn't turn into a militant screed on anti-faith.

    November 23, 2013

  • JC

    I hope to exchange thoughts soon.

    November 22, 2013

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