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If someone is none-religious, do you still think they should/can celebrate Christmas/Easter etc? 

4,058 deviants said Yeah, why not... :shrug:
3,009 deviants said Its up to the individual.
189 deviants said No, its disrespectful.

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tattedrebel12bill Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Professional General Artist
I thought most holidays were originally pagan in origin
Galadhwin Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, you are correct :)
BlueKnightMar Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
Yes, I mean, Santa Claus is not exactly a Christian thing. And I mean the popular figure of him. I have many friends that are non-believer and they still celebrate it and it's a family thing too. It happens the same with Easter, but here is the Bunny instead. *shrugs*
kh-lover15 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011
I say yes to Christmas, but I don't think they should for Easter...
blackwolves101 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
holidays are no longer a thing for Christians and etc, now its just a yearly event for stores to make money, and people to have fun :P
im still a teen, but have never celebrated holidays :o
my parents are jehovas witnesses, so ive only have one b-day but i was 3 :/
DeviantPirateCaptain Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The way I see it, Christmas has become something far different from it's original meaning. It's become a time of exchanging gifts, and simply that to many, I don't see why people that aren't religious can't still participate in that part of 'christmas'/the holidays.
And when American Media advertises the holidays for nearly two months prior to most holiday dates, it seems less of a religious thing and more of just an economy booster. >.>

Unless the non-religious have something against the economy, I don't see the problem.
Tinybrainhippie Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Of course. I'm a troll (I mean atheist) and I celebrate it. Besides, they're both pagan holidays. And the fact that Christians celebrate pagan holidays kind of sums it up. Besides, whos to say we can or cannot celebrate a holiday?
Merry Christmas to you all.
nicromno Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Christmas/Easter/etc ... are really just social things, so I think it's pretty much ok.
purpletenshi Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2011  Student General Artist
Personally, I dont celebrate Christmas because of religion, I celebrate for the purpose of giving and seeing family.

..and eating a huge feast of delicious food!
qilorar Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Christmas i just a name, this celebration was before jesus, christians just took celebrations and put theyr own rools, Chrustmas night is the longest and day the shortest, so it can be celebrated by anyone
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