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Friday, December 24, 2004

Ho, ho fucking ho


What's all this shit about Merry Festivus?


Fucking assclown Christians needing to feel like vicitms in a country where four out of five people believe in Jesus. They're as silly as white surpremacists who think White folks are oppressed people.

When I saw a black minister saying they would only shop in stores where people said Marry Christmas instead of Happy Holidays because they were "taking Christ out of Christmas", I just want to ask, where the fuck have you been the last century or so. Santa Claus is an invention of Coca Cola. In most Christian countries, St. Nick is an actual saint.

I just saw the story of a GI who played St. Nick for some Luxembergian kids in 1944. And they invite him back every so often. At the time, many of the younger children had never celebrated Christmas during the war. So the homesick GI's handed out candy, cake and whatever they had to the kids, many of whom hadn't had much during the German occupation. The amazing thing is that the whole thing was caught on film. The soldier, who was a kid 60 years ago is in his 80's now, with a bunch of dead friends in the US cemetery in the area. All of the Americans who died in the assault on Germany are buried in five massive graveyards in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Holland

Now, that's about the Christmas spirit, not some whining about how Jesus is being ignored by retailers.

Not being an idiot, I also realize that New Years is next week. Which is also a holiday.

The whole new Christian cult relies on a never ending sense of victimization. Not a geniune belief in Christ, but this "I listen to rock music, I look cool and I follow Jesus bullshit" or more accurately, that people won't laugh at me when they find I go to church. Amy Grnat was on Nightline last night and it was all she could do not to roll her eyes at this crap. She told Koeppel "you know I was an English major", suggesting that she both retained critical faculties and wasn't a halfwit. Just because Jesus is involved doesn't mean it doesn't suck.

These people thrive on victimization and isolation, as if Americans are being attacked for having faith. Oh, there goes the poor Christian. No, there goes the annoying asshole. These people want to oppress others, not talk about faith and service and compassion. A bible which looks like Seventeen? Talk about uncritical thinking.

Belief is not a marketing tool to get you to buy unbiblical books like the Left Behind series, about the misreading of Revelations. No, there's no rapture in it. It was invented by some crazy English guy in the 1700's. Most of it is a sort of American fashion. Protect us from the cruel world and it's nasty economy and those scary Mexkins and negroes. Let us hide behind you in segregated "Christian" schools. The people marketing Jesus as a security blanket and not a call to faith are hucksters, not religious. When I see Jesus action figures, I'm seeing a scam.

Chrisitanity, at least to me, is about charity and selflessness, not proving how good a groupie you are.

posted by Steve @ 6:03:00 PM

6:03:00 PM

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