Monthly Archives: December 2015

The “War On Christmas”

Often times around the holidays, you’ll hear of the “war on Christmas”. Basically, it’s about the controversy over whether or not Christmas should be celebrated by the government as a national holiday and in ¬†schools. The arguments for not openly … Continue reading

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A Side of Syncretism

Since it’s almost Christmas time, it’s time to post another list for the Holidays! Many aren’t aware of the amalgam of cultural and religious influences that made Christmas what it is today. Indeed, Christmas was born out of the attempt … Continue reading

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