Sunday, December 27, 2015

Why the 25th

The festivals associated with celebrating the winter solstice in the more northern places were easily adapted by the Christian philosophers. But the essence of something like Christmas remains essentially Pre-Christian and the thing of it is why isn't the day of Christmas on December 21st?

There could well have been some kind of calendar issue, an error in translation following a calendar upgrade, easily done, but more likely it was a deliberate contrivance on the part of the faithful to isolate the birth of the Christian Prophet from the multitude. It was The Puritans who had it right, they tried to ban Christmas and had they succeeded more likely we would be celebrating Christmas on December 21st.

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