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Re: [humanism-174] Should I say I celebrate Christmas?

From: coreyhaines
Sent on: Friday, December 19, 2008 12:16 PM
I usually bounce between Solstice and Newtonmas, although I'll often tell people 'Merry Christmas' depending on my mood. I wouldn't correct others, because they are wishing you well based on their holiday. In the past, I've replied with 'Happy Solstice.' The greeting you choose to say should be based on your own thoughts, but I'm always willing to accept warm wishes from someone.


On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 12:13 PM, Ginger <[address removed]> wrote:
I tell people that yes, I do celebrate Christmas, but as a secular holiday, more as a celebration of the Solstice and I call it that and celebrate with my family out of tradition and convenience more than anything else.
I have a tree, decorations, and sometimes send cards, but they are all in the spirit of the days getting longer again and just a general Winter celebration.
Should I just say I celebrate Solstice, but with my family on the 25th? Would I then have to correct people if they say Merry Christams? (which only bothers me if they have *assumed* I celebrate it.)

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