Thursday, March 23, 2006

Idiocy in Minnesota

A city employee, with her own money, bought Easter decorations and placed them in the lobby of City Hall. She was told to remove them because they might be offensive to non-Christians.

I can't be the first to notice the irony of this occurring in a city called St. Paul.

Also, I don't recall any Bible stories about a bunny that delivers chocolate eggs. If anyone can cite the chapter and verse, I'd be happy to admit my ignorance right here on this blog.

Do only Christians celebrate Easter? Does everyone who hides Easter eggs for the children go to church? Is there any religious component at all to fake green grass and chocolate bunnies?

Is the annual Easter Egg Hunt on the White House lawn unconstitutional?

Are we losing it as a country?


rightwingprof said...

As far as I know, the only religious tradition relating to eggs (not chocolate, and not bunnies) is the Orthodox, who have been painting and offering eggs for Easter since the 5th century AD.

Darren said...

I'm sure that all those who decorate eggs here in the US are *not* Orthodox.

Some people just can't, or won't, accept that originally-religious holidays (holy days) now have a secular component. Christmas has Santa and the reindeer, Easter has the bunny.

What do these killjoys get out of stifling even the secular celebrations?

AmyK said...

"Are we losing it as a country?"

Conservatives lost the culture war a long time ago.

Darren said...

By thinking it's ok to have bunny decorations in a public place around Easter?

I pity the people who would have to live in your dreary culture, amyk.