Skip to comments.'Easter' Bunny Gives Way To 'Spring' Bunny (Freep the Poll)
Posted on 03/22/2005 2:58:58 PM PST by UB355
Some Local Malls Go P.C. For Religious Holiday Customers at local area malls are being taken by surprised to find that the Easter Bunny they've come to know and love now has a new name.
Easter Bunny With Children In fact, some local malls now refer to the Easter icon as the "Spring Bunny."
However, some customers don't like the new trend.
"It makes me sad, because I think Easter is really important. The message is important," Plano mother Deidra Klemm said. "And I think it's wrong to call him the Spring Bunny. Let's just say what he really is."
Klemm is not alone. Another unidentified mother said, "The Easter Bunny is the Easter Bunny. There's no getting around it."
Some popular malls that have adopted the new trend include The Shops at Willow Bend
like jesus said "this sunday you shall sit on a bunny in my name" /sarcasm
the libs are getting pretty bored to wanna do this
But religious people I know don't like the easter bunny.
But then again, what did bunnies ever have to do with Easter ?
Let's really make this lop-sided.
Just for information purposes.The name Easter (Ger. Ostern), like the names of the days of the week, is a survival from the old Teutonic mythology. According to Bede (De Temp. Rat. c. xv.) It is derived from Eostre, or Ostdra, the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring, to whom the month answering to our April, and called Eostur-monath, was dedicated.
But, hey, so what? Let's move on.
Unfortunately, that's what most of us think as we take these tiny steps away from our Christian heritage. Then something big hits--like the Schiavo case--that lets us know how far our country has gone in the direction of practical godlessness.
Who cares what they name a secular bunny? Name it the "Mass Marketing For Candy and Frilly Clothes" Bunny for all I care.
Oh that was "Pun"-ny :)
Oh here we go, first Christmas and now Easter.
IIRC, the Easter Bunny is a leftover from the worship of some pagan goddess. Astarte, I think.
Freeped the poll...
Most languages use some variation of pascha, the Latin, Greek and Aramaic term for the Hebrew pesach (passover).
I suggest that at the stores offened by the Easter Bunny, you should use counterfiet bills for your purchase, ones that look like US currency but don;t have "I God We Trust" on them.
And that is why the leftists win.
Since Easter (Ostern) is, in reality a Pagan holiday and not truly related(except for the coincidence of dates) to the crucifixion and ressurection of Christ, then calling the symbols of fertility the rabbit and the egg by their correct names should be Politically Correct...Right?
The word Easter in Spanish made more sense to me: Pascua, which (I think) was based on the term Passover.
Sounds great! Lets get rid of the other ridiculous garbage Christians teach their kids such as Santa Clause. We are the only religion who disrespects itself so much we use fairy tales to teach about Jesus.
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