Skip to comments.3 Reasons Why Halloween Is Stupid – Part 1
Posted on 10/16/2014 11:34:54 AM PDT by lifeofgrace
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Christmas has roots in pagan winter solstice rituals. Does that make it bad, too?
Well! I’m numb with anticipation.
Other than April 15, the chief democrat holiday is October 31, where massive hoards with a feeling of entitlement wander from door to door demanding goodies and threatening malicious acts if they are not satisfied.
The best Halloweens were during the 80’s when my bands would play and the Strippers would be wearing Naughty Nurse costumes.
Well, yes, Christmas is bad for a variety of reasons. So is Halloween. Thanksgiving I like.
Easter, as well. They were merged purposely.
I’m guessing Berman doesn’t do Easter or Christmas either.
Since those two holidays also have ties to ancient heathen cults or practices.
Actually, it’s the public school system that ruins kids and celebrates ignorance and death.
The author's kids probably know who is ruining their childhood.
I used to like Halloween - a “holiday” that was pure fun.
Back when I was a kid, we made our own costumes, so there was a lot of planning and creativity involved. We’d start a couple of weeks in advance collecting the materials we’d need - old sheets, cardboard boxes, the right stick for a hobo’s bindle, old clothes, etc. About the only thing we’d buy was facepaint. Our parents were rarely involved in the creation of costumes. Older kids would help the younger ones.
Now, kids who make their costumes are laughed at. Everyone needs an elaborate store-bought costume.
I know I sound like an old fogey, but I am one!
Thanksgiving I like.
Its my favorite holiday actually. Although - using liberal logic here - we should BAN Thanksgiving.
After all, it celebrates the evil white European man’s dominance of the conquest of Native American indigenous people.
Wow,this is a perfect example of over-thinking something.
Here’s another shocker for yunz. In observance of my Celtic ancestors and heritage I sometimes paint myself blue and jump the Beltane fire.
The article is what is STUPID!
...but now I'm a miserable jerk who refuses to take a couple hours out of my year to hand out candy because I overanalyze Halloween & feel compelled to explain my thoughts to all those people who do enjoy Halloween.
We love Halloween. The person writing this article has the right to express their opinion, as well any other Freeper, but we aren’t going to be moved by it.
We live in rural California. NO Trick or Treaters in the 27 Halloweens since we moved here, but we decorate regardless. The reason no Trick or Treaters come here is due the massive amount of Coyote’s howling, and yipping, and growling outside our fences, and gates. For some reason this causes great anxiety amongst would be Trick or Treater’s Moms.
This place is a real Monster Bash for about a month with all sorts of creepy monsters, Zombies, Werewolfs, jumping spiders, Witches, coffins filled with skeletons, Ghosts, special effect lighting, and many of the monster’s are animated, with various spooky sounds, and phrases. Lots of fun just for us, and we get to keep the candy.
We don’t drink, or party. We just have fun our way. Love Halloween.
Hee, hee, hee......not an issue here.....our drive is 1/2 twisty, hilly mile through heavy hardwood forest is so spooky that everyone is afraid to even find out what’s at the end.......
only one Halloween did we have trick-or-treaters - 2 boys in the only house on our drive 1/4 mile up our drive.....
“You see, Bibles were rare back then, and it was simply much easier to give the heathens a new holiday to celebrate than the actually teach them Biblical truth. “
Yeah, Popes despaired at the shallowness and hollowness of Christianity so they cynically played with dates to pack ‘em in. Just like Sheldon Coopers’ origins of Christmas tale.
Bunch of stupid crap.
Not any worse than Easter Egg Hunting.
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