Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween

Just wishing everyone a Happy Halloween.  Probably my favorite holiday.  Christmas would be, but something that should be a more sacred and religious holiday (forgetting for a moment that Christ almost certainly couldn't have been born in winter) is a tribute to conspicuous consumption and commercialism.

Halloween was never a Christian holiday, and although sacred to some, for most people it's just a fun time to dress up and decorate.  We celebrated it yesterday, because it falls on Sunday this year, and we don't do non-sabbath appropriate things on Sunday.

Tonight I'm going to watch "The Real Story of Halloween:" on the History Channel.  I'm sometimes dubious about what comes across the History Channel, but it should be interesting.

If I get around to it, I'll try to post a review.

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