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Fri, Dec 04, 2015 - 10:46 PM

Do atheists celebrate Christmas?

Are you going to celebrate Christmas this year? If so, how do you plan to celebrate?


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PrintSat, Dec 05, 2015 - 04:57 PM
Hi Ben,

Yes, I celebrate Christmas and have no problem when people say "Merry Christmas" to me (I will happily say it back to them). We celebrate Christmas the same way most Americans do... tree, gifts, family, food, decorations, Christmas music, etc. The only thing we don't do is church. As for "atheists" in general, Seth Andrews has a great video about this:

Christmas: Behind the Curtain

If you celebrate Christmas, then have a merry Christmas! If not, then happy holidays! :)
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