Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Holidays, hmmph, Don't Get Me Started... TOO LATE!

I really don't care for most, if not all, holidays.

My parents have already started in with this Thanksgiving crap again. Cause neither of them, nor my aunt that seems to end up stuck with us every year (poor woman), can ever decide what to do, where to go, what to eat. Then it comes to me. At some point they decide to leave it up to me where we're going. That is so totally the WRONG thing to do. First off, I hate this stupid holiday. Why? Cause of what it really stands for, which I'll get to in a minute. Second, and probably far more significant, is the fact that I don't care for turkey, and flat out despise, squash, cranberry sauce, and most other "traditional" Thanksgiving foods.

Holidays, yeah, whatever. Christians are so quick to tell you how Christmas is not about Santa Claus and Easter is not about a giant creepy bunny that lays eggs for whatever reason. But, when it comes to Thanksgiving they're as quick to believe the lie as everyone else. This holiday is not about giving thanks for those you love yatta yatta. That's what people have come to believe yeah sure, like Santa and that damn bunny. It started by Europeans coming to the new world, conquering the natives, raping their women, murdering their children, torturing and enslaving the men, taking over their land, and causing the complete genocide of entire tribes of native americans. Yay, let's celebrate that! NOT! This is wrong, just wrong, and it annoys me how quick people are to shoot down the myths of what Christian holidays are about and yet believe the lie that is Thanksgiving. You wanna give thanks, do it on another day in my opinion. This holiday is bogus.

Quite honestly, all holidays are bogus. You should celebrate Thanksgiving (not the holiday but the idea it has become) every day. If you're Christian you "should" be treating every day like Christmas and/or Easter. And if you're pagan then make every day Samhain. Why we put everything into these holidays and then blow off the rest of the year. Why we believe the idiotic lies about these holidays. Why the world is like it is is beyond me. I truly don't get it.

Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, St. Patrick's Day, St. Valentine's Day, I'd bet less than 10% of the world even know what these holidays are really about, how or when they started, or what they're really celebrating. And hence it's all become a joke. People celebrate lies that have been fed to them for generations. People believe the commercials and shows on TV that depict everything wrong and help to reinforce people's beliefs that holidays are celbrating things which don't really have anything to do with the holiday itself.

I always get infuriated around this time of year. I get depressed on Halloween because, well, amongst other things I've been engaged twice on Halloween neither of which worked out. Then we come into Thanksgiving where my parents pretty much kill what's left of my patience and tolerance. Then after all that we're hit with Christmas, I won't even comment specifically on that one as it will likely piss off a few dozen people.

Anyhow, yeah, I'm venting rage, anger, and frustration again. What can I say? I'm a Gemini and I'm not just Italian; but Sicilian. We should all just be lucky that no one was injured in the making of this post lol.

Happy Holidays, or whatever, pfft