Originally Posted by Buddha Bus
I don't have a problem with different religions expressing their beliefs in public as long as it's not being forced down our throats. I enjoy Christmas as well, but don't adhere to the religious aspect of it. Maybe that makes me hypocritical or odd, but I just see it as a fun time of year where you can get together with friends and family and enjoy each other and exchange gifts if you like.
I don't see things like trying to take Christmas out of government areas as such a heinous attack on Christmas as much as following the separation of church and state and respecting others of different views. I also believe that for ANY religion. Neutral public places or churches are another thing altogether and I could care less about that.
Seems we have a little common ground here.
It sounds like the way we celebrate xmas is very similar, not all that like to say Merry xmas instead of happy holidays, or like public xmas displays are religious nuts for lack of better term.