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HOLIDAYS: Appreciate cultural, religious differences

Letter by Doug Benedetti, Puyallup on Dec. 20, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 97 Comments »
December 20, 2011 1:18 pm

Re: “Atheists go too far” (online letter).

I thought that we might get through Christmas without the usual bickering, an idea which seems to have been overly optimistic. This year it’s the writer of this letter who has gone too far. He chose to lob the first volley in his little war. His letter is all about picking a fight and not about Christmas spirit.

Atheists are not the only ones who might take exception to being wished a merry Christmas. Many religions celebrate their own holidays this time of year. How wonderful it would be if everyone would take the time to appreciate the cultural differences that exist amongst us. Let’s not take his rant seriously.

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