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O Come All Ye Faithful - Epic Flash Mob Carol #LIGHTtheWORLD _ The Five Strings-XI2c9yptr4U.m4v
Christmas 2021
The one holiday zogbots hate the most is probably Christmas... The more upset they are the more mistakes they make.
They are already trying to make it extra difficult by extra-delaying stuff from shipping and trade in general.
So, lets spread extra Christmas around this winter.

Remember, there is no shipping delay or empty shelves for hoof-made gifts.
The Raspberry Pi Retropi is the perfeft gift to get any faggot who actually plays shitmodern video games for leisure. It's pricey but if I was rich I'd get everyone I was close to one of these things.

"Howdy, cunt! You grew up in a world where paying ninety or more dollars for fifa and ass creed is normal because you felt you were too cool to touch a video game until it went from non-mainstream to pozzed and jewed? Have a window to a past you missed out on and about to get fucking nostalgic for with a carefully selected list of all the best games or just literally all old games ever. Fuck pay to win DLC in Tekken 7. Bet I can kick your ass in Tekken 3! You want to play some romhack like Pokemon Clover? How about homebrew? Every second you spend experiencing free good shit is a second you're not funding the enemy."
Heh, I legit just bought a pi4... though that is so I can make a CNC machine controller out of it with the mesa 7i96 http://store.mesanet.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=311
Going to try to get it going soon-ish so I can make lots of fun custom christmas presents this year.
wut? what website? You post in the wrong thread?
Merry christmas everypony!
I mean, almost-christmas
Secret santa mlpol when?
I thought about hosting that, but am personally way too busy this season. I'd jump in if others will do it though.
made a bunch of soap for some anon for 4chan /mlp/ secret santa. Apparently he likes fluttershy, so I made a fluttershy stamp to squish into the soap before it cured too much. The stamp was made last weekend.
Soap was made on tea time stream (kinda late, sorry).
In the morning next day it was solid enough to extract from the baking pan and cut into bars.
I used a combo of turmeric and yellow dye to get a yellow color, however its not yellow (yet). I expect it to be more yellow though in the next week or two. Soap takes a while for the chemical reaction to complete.
Christmas Caroling Flash Mob The First Noel #LIGHTtheWORLD _ The Five Strings-rU7BCH9i-oY.m4v
It's officially Christmas season now.
I have literally no plans for Christmas this year.
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As a non christfag I always feel conflicted about this topic OP. I want to recommend christfags against most yule celebrations and to invent their own christianly traditions, maybe bringing gifts in the same way the wisemen did for jesus, while setting aside the a portion of the three gifts to god as a kind of tithe/ritual.? not sure what other psuedo jewish inspired yule celebrationry you could wedge in there. catholics, are of course, able to celebrate with christmas trees, but theyre just christianity: pagan edition, and shamelessly and openly took in all pagan holidays.

Note I do not mean anything rude by this. I genuinely enjoy the process of reinventing the holiday and religious seasons. Despite christfags dunking on pagans for having no surviving traditions, for some reason I'm sure they wont jewishly try to hide, I think the use of pagan traditions ended up mushroom stomping on many possible christian ones you could be doing/having.
I'm trying to understand what you are saying... I think I understand some of it... maybe.
Basically because Christmas was supposedly a pagan holiday before catholicism got it and adapted it to be more western, is why you don't like it?
Christ's birth was supposedly around harvest season (fall). I've heard this pagan repurposed holiday argument before, and its pretty weak honestly.

Christmas in general is around the time when farmwork (from ages past) was finally done enough that the winter could be weathered. Wood in the woodshed, making sure there are blankets and winter clothes for everyone, the cow/deer butchered for winter food (bunch of it turned into jerky) and similar such farmlife stuff came to a close. I suppose people of ages past considered it a good time to give gifts in celebration of Jesus's birth, a time to celebrate life.
I don't see anything wrong with this.
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>I want to recommend christfags against most yule celebrations and to invent their own christianly traditions, maybe bringing gifts
Why? Why does it matter?
>maybe bringing gifts in the same way the wisemen did for jesus
People do that for children and friends/relatives. Jesus isn't here.
>setting aside the a portion of the three gifts to god as a kind of tithe/ritual.?
That sounds like an offering/sacrifice. Christians don't make sacrifices of any kind, because Christ became their sacrifice, unlike Jews who still consider it necessary. There's nothing that Christians can offer to God that is valuable enough to be worth their devotion.
>shamelessly and openly took in all pagan holidays
There is no real reason as to why Europeans should give up their holidays and festivals after converting to Christianity. Something can be a tradition even if it isn't a sacrament.
>christfags dunking on pagans for having no surviving traditions
I don't think this is done anywhere except on /pol/.
>the use of pagan traditions ended up mushroom stomping on many possible christian ones you could be doing/having
Why make up pointless new traditions when you already have some? That would basically be what niggers did with Kwanzaa just because they wanted to differentiate themselves (even though it never caught on because black Christians love Christmas). It would be stupid to give up old traditions just because the religion changed. Most of the pagan holidays and traditions were derivative of universal animism, the changing of seasons, and harvest festivals: they can still be relevant even if the old religious sacraments are obsolete, or replaced with new religious symbolism. You can decorate a tree without also worshipping it.
>As a non christfag I always feel conflicted about this topic
Why feel conflicted? It's common knowledge that non-Christians celebrate Christmas; nobody is going to blame you for celebrating it without practicing the religion. If you're that buttrustled by the name you could just call it "winter solstice festival" or whatever else you want.
No real time to answer in detail, like your post though. I'll answer the one I can right now.
>Why feel anxiety over it, traditions good
A lot of the christian doctrine seems to be about religious purity, the rejection of foreign rituals, and some verses even specifically call out the tree of life (that's the Christmas tree) as being bad/heathenry.
I never experienced a true power of christmas spirit because I never had a chance of sharing presents with anyone but my family. My interests are meek and nothing ignites me anymore. I don't want to participate in 4chan's secret santa because I don't support the platform anymore. And the overall impression I am getting from the kind of people in there makes me geniunely upset. Imagine getting a fucking Izzy cup instead of something G4 related.
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"Without knowing your history, you are doomed to repeat it."
-The Story of the Church by A. M. Renwick (Inter-varsity Press 1958)
-The Jews Under Roman Rule: From Pompey to Diocletian by E. Mary Smallwood (specifically the original publication 1976 Briil, NOT the 2014 edition as that removes all citations & sources)
-Early Christian Writings by Maxwell Staniforth (Penguin 1978)
-The Decline & Fall of the Roman Church by Malachi Martin (Secker & Warburg 1981)
-The Christians As the Romans Saw Them by Robert Wilken (Yale UP 1984)
-Christianity Before Christ by John G. Jackson (American Atheist Press 1985)
-Pagans & Christians by Robin Lane Fox (Viking 1986)
-Judaism & Christianity by Leslie Houlden (Routledge 1988)
-Pagans and Christians by Robert Lane Fox (Harper-Collins 1988)
-The French Monarchy and the Jews: From Philip Augustus to the Last Capetians by William C. Jordan (1989 self published)
-St. Clements, Rome by L. Boyle (Collegio San Clemente 1989)
-Chronicles of the Middle Ages by Donald Matthew (Angus 1991)
-The Orthodox Church by Timothy Ware (Penguin 1993)
-The Sacred Chain, A History of the Jews by Norman Cantor (Harper Collins 1994)
-Symbols of Catholicism by Dom Robert Le Gall (Editions Assouline 1997)
-The Invention of Ancient Israel by Keith Whitelam (Routedge 1997)
-History as Mystery by Michael Parenti (City Lights 1999)
-Jesus One Hundred Years Before Christ by Alvar Ellegard (Century 1999)
-The Changing Faces of Jesus by Geza Vermes (Allen Lane 2000)
-Sacred Communities: Jewish and Christian Identities in Fifteenth-Century Germany by (Brill 2001)
-The Bible Unearthed by Finkelstein and Silberman (Touchstone 2002)
-The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason by Charles Freeman (Knopf 2003)
-Apocalypse The Great Jewish Revolt Against Rome AD66-73 by Neil Faulkner (Tempus 2004)
-Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why by Bart Ehrman (2005 Harper San Francisco)

-The Origins of the Mithraic Mysteries: Cosmology and Salvation in the Ancient World by David Ulansey (OUP 1991)
-The Secret World of Cults by Jean Ritchie (Harper Collins 1991)
-A Dictionary of Devotions by Michael Walsh (Burns & Oates 1993)
-Hathor Rising, The Serpent Power of Ancient Egypt by Alison Roberts (Northgate 1995)
-Dictionary of Ancient History by G. Speake (Penguin 1995)
-The Egyptians by Barbara Watterson (Blackwell 1997)
-Canaanites by Jonathan N. Tubb (British Museum Press 1998)
-A World Full of Gods by Keith Hopkins (Free Press 1999)
-Noah's Ark and the Ziusudra Epic: Sumerian Origins of the Flood Myth by Robert M. Best (1999 Eisenbrauns)
-Religions of the Hellenistic Roman Age by Antonia Tripolitis (Eerdmans 2002)
-Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew by Bart Ehrman (2003 Oxford University Press)
-Lost Scriptures: Books that Did Not Make It into the New Testament by Bart Ehrman (2003 Oxford University Press)
-The Mystery Religions by S. Angus (Kessinger Publishing 2003)
-Beck on Mithraism by Roger Beck (Ashgate 2004)
-The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look At Betrayer and Betrayed by Bart Ehrman (2006 Oxford University Press)
-Forged: Writing in the Name of God - Why the Bible's Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are by Bart Ehrman (2011 Harper Collins)
-The Apocryphal Gospels: Texts and Translations by Bart Ehrman (2011 Oxford University Press)
-The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament by Bart Ehrman (2011 Oxford University Press)
-Forgery and Counterforgery: The Use of Literary Deceit in Early Christian Polemics by Bart Ehrman (2012 Oxford University Press)
-Seeing Through Christianity: A Critique of Beliefs and Evidence by Bill Zuersher (2014 Xlibris US)
-Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions by T. W. Doane (2014 anboco .PDF version)
-How Jesus Became God : the Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee by Bart Ehrman (2015 HarperOne)
-The Descent of Ishtar: both the Sumerian and Akkadian versions by Timothy J. Stephany (2015 CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)
-Jesus Before the Gospels: How the Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, and Invented Their Stories of the Savior by Bart Ehrman (2016 HarperOne)
-All That's Wrong with the Bible: Contradictions, Absurdities, and More: 2nd Expanded Edition by Jonah David Conner (2017 Createspace Independent Pub)
-The Triumph of Christianity - How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World by Bart Ehrman (2018 Simon & Schuster)
-Disproving Christianity and Other Secular Writings by David G McAfee (2010 Hypatia Press)
-The Pre-Nicene New Testament: Fifty-four Formative Texts by Richard M. Price {2019 Signature Books)
-Jesus From Outer Space: What the Earliest Christians Really Believed About Christ by Richard Carrier (2020 Pitchstone Publishing)
-A History of the Goddess: From the Ice Age to the Bible by Edward Dodge (2021 Keneh Press)
-The Resurrection: A Critical Examination of the Easter Story by Jonathan MS Pearce (2021 Onus Books)
thats a lot of tl;dr
Here is a good reference for when and how the Christmas holiday was started
Not going to pay a cent towards your book, shill. P.S. "Christmas " is a holiday stolen from polytheistic Europeans and adapted to Christ cuckery.
Neck yourself as based Christian Tyrone fucks your daughter, sober Christoid.
>rejection of foreign rituals
This isn't really accurate. Very little about Christianity implies that you have to give up any of your people's traditions, unless they're morally in conflict with Christianity. It only really instructs you to stop worshipping other gods, and even then that doesn't mean you can't keep pagan celebrations.
What are you trying to say here, and how is it related to what the other Anon said?
...what a weird mixture of human and mare vag.