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Is Christmas Pagan?

Image courtesy of Petr Kratochvil

This is not a Christian propaganda post.  Nor is this a pagan propaganda post. This is only an attempt to delve into the mysteries that have so boldly expressed themselves, yet have managed to keep their nature.

Is Christmas Pagan?  I have never wondered such until I reached the age of ten.  My family and I have never really celebrated Christmas (they’re strict SDA’s) When I shared this bit of information with my peers, the ghastly look of awe spread across their face as if to say, “Blasphemy!” Continue reading


Cynophobic, I am

Cynophobia: An abnormal and persistent fear of dogs. Sufferers from cynophobia experience anxiety even though they realize that most dogs pose no threat. To avoid dogs, they may barricade yards or refuse to travel except in an enclosed vehicle.
"Cynophobia" is derived from the Greek "kyon" (dog) and "phobos"(fear). Source: MedicineNet.com

I’m cynophobic.

I guess I’m not as bad as the definition above (thank GOD, I don’t think I’d be able to live with myself), but I can say I’m pretty bad. Continue reading


Reality Shock

It’s common to hear that the elderly and older generation is out of touch. Let’s face it: to some degree, they are.  Teenagers rebel against their parents’ senescent laws, and in politics, old “values” are suddenly less and less applicable to our ever-evolving culture.  There are certain realities of the present day that older people simply do not understand.

But then again, who’s to say it’s only the older generation?  After some observation I’ve come across a pitiful realization: some of our youth are out of touch as well. Continue reading