Letter to the Editor
I find it somewhat amusing to see Christians making a huge deal about saying “Merry Christmas” instead of “Happy Holidays” because Christmas isn’t a Christian holiday in the first place. There is nothing at all in the Bible that relates to anything in the Christmas holiday. Christmas was started by Roman Pagans as Saturnalia in honor of the god Saturn. It was celebrated with a week of lawlessness with widespread intoxication, rape, and other sexual rituals. Christmas Caroling started with the tradition of naked singing in the streets and on the last day culminated in human sacrifice. In the 4th century Christians imported Saturnalia hoping to convert pagans who continued to celebrate it in the traditional way.
Christmas is at best a stolen pagan holiday. I’m surprised that Christians even still celebrate it considering its origin and history. I just hope they don’t bring back human sacrifice.
Here’s the Real Story behind Christmas.