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Trusted Contributor
Posts: 1,725
Registered: ‎12-13-2010

Talk about destroying Christmas

I love Christmas. I don't love it being 'used' in July, September, and October.

Society has destroyed the real meaning of the holiday with it's massive consumerism. 

No thanks.

 

Esteemed Contributor
Posts: 7,722
Registered: ‎03-09-2010

Re: Talk about destroying Christmas

I have to admit, even with the commercialism, Christmas has not been ruined for me.  It doesn't stop me from still observing the true meaning of Christmas.

Esteemed Contributor
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Registered: ‎03-14-2010

Re: Talk about destroying Christmas

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I agree....Christmas is about the birth of the Savior....not about how much you can spend and how much you can buy. Giving the mail carrier some cold water in the hot summer and some hot coffee in the winter would show a true giving spirit more than buying them some useless gift they will probably give or throw away. The pushy, urgent attitude of Christmas in July is a turn-off for me.

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Re: Talk about destroying Christmas

I think that's nonsense.

 

No commercial enterprise or retailer can destroy Christmas for you.

 

You destroy it yourself when you let this bother you to such an extent.

 

I'm perfectly fine with CIJ and I enjoy Christmas in December.

Esteemed Contributor
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Registered: ‎03-14-2010

Re: Talk about destroying Christmas

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Nonsense? You missed the concept of her post. Being “ used” just means the nonstop push of retailers for a holiday that is months away....and Q did not create the concept of CIJ...almost all retailers have jumped on the CIJ bandwagon...complete with Black Friday.

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Registered: ‎03-09-2010

Re: Talk about destroying Christmas

If a home shopping network (that we each voluntarily watch) selling holiday items for one month in the summer "destroys" Christmas for you, I am sorry.

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Posts: 15,599
Registered: ‎03-09-2010

Re: Talk about destroying Christmas

No one is forced to listen to a sales pitch, change the channel..Some people like it, I am not one of them

 

I don't try to control what other people watch

 

Many people are dependent on Q for their living. They have families to feed. I am sure the sales are welcome  to them

Esteemed Contributor
Posts: 7,654
Registered: ‎05-01-2010

Re: Talk about destroying Christmas

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Why would anyone let ‘society’ destroy anything for them? Please throw out all your Christmas junk you have collected over the years and just use a Nativity set at Christmas. And oh yes, take a trip to see the Holy Land so Christmas is not destroyed for you. Edited to add, only you can let yourself ‘be used’.

Esteemed Contributor
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Re: Talk about destroying Christmas

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Who tries to control what other people watch? I guess I missed that post...

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Re: Talk about destroying Christmas

Since I have the ability to separate secular christmas from  religious Christmas the commercialism of secular christmas has zero impact on me beyond getting my decorating and gift shopping done early.

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