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Should people who are not Christian celebrate Christmas?

I tire of people who claim they are atheists and non Christians celebrating Christmas, it is hypocritical to the point you are not even permitted to mention the name of the Messiah without being told to stop "being a bore". The only reason Christmas exists is to celebrate the birth of Christ (yes I bloody know the date was changed) so why do people insist on changing the name of the festival to "Xmas" and try to remove religion from it?
These ignorant shallow people can find other festivals with which to explore their boring conformist ideals. Christmas is for the Christians, it brings non Christians together also and that is the beauty of it but stop trying to steal it to suit commercialism.

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    Dec 27 2012: I have noticed that there are alot of people on here who just hang around and comment or more importantly antagonize every discussion or debate. Check the recent commenters square.
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      Dec 27 2012: James,

      The "recent commenters square" has been "stuck" in the same place for a month. You didn't notice that?
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      Dec 27 2012: I do not think you are in a position to criticise the tone of others. You seem to lack the basic skills of a conversation. I have yet to see you present a single argument.

      People can celebrate whatever they want - it's none of your business. If your purpose is to spread your idea of Christmas you are doing a very poor job.

      I really don't understand why you have posted this as a question - you are not interested in the answers you get. It seems obvious that you'll rather tell people how to act.

      Because of your behaviour I shall celebrate atheist christmas twice a year.

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