Friday, December 22, 2006
Hey, Hey, Whaddya Say?
In the brouhaha about wishing shoppers Merry Christmas, or not, I have to say that if someone says Merry Christmas to me, I reply by saying "Merry Christmas."
If someone says, "Happy Hannukah", I reply by saying "Happy Hannukah" eventhough I don't celebrate it.
If someone says, "Happy Kwanza", I reply in kind eventhough I don't believe in it.
If someone says, "Eid Mubarak", I respond eventhough I abhor it.
But if someone says "Season's Greetings" or "Happy Holidays" I correct them by saying,
"Merry Christmas". Because even the most dogmatic heretic is better than the most lenient secularist. One worships falsely, and the other worships only himself and his passions.