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Bonfire v Christmas

On 21 Oct 2016 at 7:54am Justin Quirine wrote:
Is Christmas an anachronism now- has Bonfire become more relevant?
Bonfire celebrates the defence of the rule of law, the overcoming of terrorism, as well as the progression from religious intolerance and persecution. Hundreds of people work and play together to create a community event that thousands participate in.
Christmas sees us bunkered in with families, or left felt excluded from such gatherings. Most people don't believe in the significance of what is being celebrated, and seem to fill that void with vapid consumption and commercialism. I'm in that group, I'm sorry to say.
In short, Bonfire makes my friends and family happy, and we look forward to it, but I can't say that for Christmas.
On 21 Oct 2016 at 6:27pm Agony Uncle wrote:
I'd like Bonfire more if the town wasn't invaded by w******s every Nov 5th. The parade's always top notch. The spectators aren't.
On 21 Oct 2016 at 6:35pm Historian wrote:
Christmas is well winning !! Get the message ?
On 22 Oct 2016 at 2:11am The Greek wrote:
Procession* Bonfire is easily better. It is unique, not homogenised everywhere and las9ts 3 months!
On 23 Oct 2016 at 7:31pm Rocket Science wrote:
And not forgetting the fact that Bonfire celebrates something that actually happened!

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