Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Party Crashers: Everyone loves to Celebrate

I imagine the look on the face of Ooog the caveman who's partying down with his wife Ooogette when Org decides he wants to join the party. I wonder if he could be classified as the original party crasher. If not, we do have another moment in history when someone decided they wanted in on the festivities. That my friends would be the "Christians". You see, Jesus wasnt born on Dec. 25, I think some God named Mithras has that claim(though I could be wrong). Jesus was born in the springtime(at least that is the conclusion of most historians). I guess someone decided that a great time to announce the coming of "their" god would be at someone else's party. Think about it, people are drunk, they are generally in a very positive mood and there would be lots and lots of very amenable persons. Brilliant! So for all you secular people who dont subscribe to religious ideas, why dont you just take this Christmas as your own. Oh wait, you already did that. Happy Holidays.

3 comments:

Luke said...

not only Mithras but also Yule from the Norse pantheon. Odin, the white bearded head god, rode an 8 legged horse around to ensure good cheer was happen'n on earth for the 12 days of Yule. which is nothing like St Nick, the white bearded saint who rides in a sleigh pulled by 8 reindeer who flies around to ensure "good will to all and to all a good night" is going on for the 12 days of Christmas.

totally unrelated dawg. totally.

societyvs said...

Don't touch Christmas John, leave Christmas alone John. Jesus was born on Dec 25, year 0000 - I should know - he told me and Phil Collins. There really was a star a shining the way, a manger scence, 3 wise men, and a deadbeat dad.

Either way, I still love this particular holiday - Merry Christ-mas!

mac said...

Mithras, Horus, Krishna, all born on the 25th to a virgin mother.

Strangely enough, they all predate Jesus.