Here in the USA there is no ‘War on Christmas’, no ‘War on Christians’, and no ‘War on Religion’. There is only a war on inequality and in support of the Constitution. This is the time of year when we see many stories about how the horrible Atheists and Secularists are fighting to destroy everything the religious hold sacred.
The problem to me seems to be that if one group (the Christians) have been abusing their power by doing things which are unfair and illegal for a long enough time, they forget that what they are doing is wrong. It is as if your neighbor built a fence that encroaches on your property. For years he enjoys his extra large yard and then when you have the property surveyed and his fence torn down he throws a fit over your ‘taking’ away his land.
The truth is
- Religious displays on government property are illegal unless any group that wants can add their own display so the Satanists are in the right in Oklahoma
- Any group that wants can advertise that Christmas without religion (no Christ) is still a lot of fun and in fact almost everything we do at Xmas was ‘borrowed’ by the Christians (the sign in New York)
- Any private organization can instruct it’s employs to greet shoppers however they wish (“Happy Holidays”).
None of this is taking anything away from anyone that was rightfully theirs in the first place. So can we all just relax and admit that the whole thing is only a manufactured conflict to raise Fox News’ and others’ ratings?