Re: [atheists-331] Writing letters to the editor

From: Scott
Sent on: Sunday, December 23, 2012 9:21 AM
On 12/23/2012 9:18 AM, Mike Hanauer wrote:
> Thanks Scott. Why not post the letter here?
> 
> AllTheBest.

OK. Here's the letter:

> I think Mr. McDonough's letter (Offense at word 'Christmas' is itself
> offensive) includes a mistaken assumption. He wrote that Christmas is a
> "Christian observance" and that it "used to unite all of us". But the
> United States of American is not and never was a Christian nation, so it
> couldn't have united more than a fraction of Americans. I read his
> letter as being unhappy that people are taking steps to involve
> everyone, not just Christians, and I think that is very much against the
> holiday spirit.
> 
> Everyone is of course free to say "Merry Christmas" to others, but you
> can't expect to be able to force others to say it to you.
> 
> Happy Holidays to you, whenever and whatever they are!
> -- Scott Romanowski 


-- 
Scott

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