Friday, December 28, 2007

Pagan origins of Christmas and its celebrations

The video (first third of Zeitgeist) is more controversial in that it interprets the Jesus story in an astrological light.

For lighter fare on North American customs, click here (like the fir tree being a replacement for the Norse human sacrifice oak that a missionary chopped down).
For the European customs (mostly dealing with a sidekick for Santa doling out misfortune), click here.

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