No other Christmas has shown the hypocrisy of Christians more than this year. Extravagant Christmas spending on guns and other gifts simply show that Christians are not true to their faith.
Ironically, the story of the Nativity, the “historically unreliable” story that is so central to Christianity, is responsible for the now secular Christmas holiday. In that story, a decade after Jesus’ birth, supposedly three wise men brought to Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. Capitalists usurped and exploited that story, and an industry was born.
Christmas is supposed to be the celebration of Jesus’ birth. The Nativity story “embodies a fundamental revelation of the religion’s deepest meaning. God is with the poor. The purpose of life is not acquisition of wealth, fame, or power, but selfless love.” But Christians see Jesus in a different light. Christians instead fully embrace materialism and the greed that goes hand in hand with it. They evaluate Christmas as …
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