Christian culture belongs to anybody that wants any part of it. Do with it as you please. We do: http://www.topix.com/forum/religion/atheism/T...I think Derek latched onto the subject of Christmas carols, because last week, I mentioned to him that I enjoy singing Christmas carols. To him, this made me some sort of hypocrite.
I have deconverted as a christian, but do not wish to avoid Christmas festivities, just because its based on myth. If Christmas grinches present hate christmasgood for them. Bah humbug!
Pagans have already reclaimed the winter solstice holiday:
Where's baby Jesus? Oh noes! He might have choked on tinsel and flocking, or be wrapped up in one of those presents under the tree. I hope Santa remembered to put air holes in the box for the little feller.