Thanksgiving signals the season for nostalgia and solstice memories. As this piece notes, “Holidays do stir up memories.”
Cal Thomas has been one of the most widely syndicated columnists in the country, and yet his writings have never made a lick of sense to me.
You’d think that with the Winter Solstice season, we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation would be taking a bit of a breather. Quite the contrary, actually.
Religion is an afterthought. The celebration thrives on the human, not the divine. As our friends at American Atheists put it, Americans keep the merry and dump the myth. And so we should. If there is any war on Christmas, it is this slow bleed of the sacred into the secular. And it is most welcome.
FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor discusses the winter solstice and the real reason for the season.