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National Trust bans the use of the word Easter.

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On 4 Apr 2017 at 1:06pm English Christian wrote:
What kind of country are we living in? Have the foreigners taken over? Did the Easter Bunny die in vain?Their website does n`t mention the word EASTER once!
IT`S AN OUTRAGE!WE MUST TAKE BACK CONTROL,DEATH TO TRAITORS! CHRISTIANS MUST BE AVENGED!

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On 4 Apr 2017 at 1:30pm Defender wrote:
I hear that all the creme eggs are now HALAL.What an outrage! This a Christian country and we want CHRISTIAN chocolate.
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 1:47pm endoftheouse wrote:
Seems like a hate crime to me.
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 2:55pm bongo wrote:
As a non-christian, I find the whole thing fairly amusing!
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 2:57pm Madness wrote:
Political correctness gone bloody mad.
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 2:59pm Jelly babe wrote:
I think our modern day society is just a soft centre.
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 3:00pm Chew wrote:
I went menthol when I heard the news
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 3:17pm Another B and B lady wrote:
As a friend on Facebook said this morning: where in the New Testament is the story about a pretend rabbit hiding chocolate eggs?
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 5:38pm Historian wrote:
It's all part of us losing our national identity, bit by bit, having to accept it regardless. Policitical correctness gone completely mad. We mustn't offend anyone, as some people are so sensitive to anything and so readily complain. Bland. Bland. Bland.
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 5:46pm @B and B Lady wrote:
Well,if that is your argument - why bother holding such events around the so-called Easter period at all? Furthermore, what is the significance of the chocolate being egg shaped if it has bugger all to do with the supposed rebirth of Christ?
Easter, much like Christmas, has become a big song and dance popular with children and families of all and no faith but there would be no song and dance of any description during those particular times of the year without Christianity and the Bible.
For what it's worth, I'm not religious and I am guilty of 'celebrating' the holidays without thinking about their true meaning but I am just tired of not being able to call a spade a spade anymore. It is the Easter holiday and they are Easter eggs, whether you want to scoff a load and stick two fingers up to the meaning behind it is your prerogative but don't alienate and offend those who actually are true Christians by painting over any mention of the word Easter.
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 7:11pm The Old Mayor wrote:
Is Christmas at risk ?
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On 4 Apr 2017 at 7:14pm Frak wrote:
Think you'll find those times were celebrated far earlier than Christianity and the Bible. Christianity just reused then pagan festivals.
Also if you look at that link, you'll see at least 5 mentions of Easter.
This furore is ridiculous and just fuelled by the divisive tabloid press.
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 6:44am Jellyfish wrote:
Christmas is certainly at risk, most institutions including schools refer to it as the 'winter festival' now. Most schools have done away with nativity plays to appease all.
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 8:40am Frak wrote:
So you've been round all schools and checked, or did it just say something similar in the daily mail....?
Personally think religion should have no place in schools apart from in RE, so kids can make an objective choice on whether it's something they want in their lives.
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 10:12am I'm Brian wrote:
Easter is just another festival hijacked by Christians. It was originally an Anglo Saxon festival, long before Jesus came on the scene, and is named after the Germanic goddess Oestra, and yes @b&ab lady, there was a song at dance at these times of year without Christianity. The egg is a symbol of rebirth, but it was originally to do with the rebirth of the year in Spring after the dark days of winter. Certainly there is no mention of eggs (chocolate or otherwise) in the bible, and they have no significance to Christianity, so why all the fuss about a 21st century chocolate maker not printing the word Easter on their chocolate eggs? It's pathetic.
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 10:22am Missing the point wrote:
In amongst all the rabid, Daily Mail froth, did nobody realise this is about advertising and not secularism? They didn't "drop" the Easter because they were worried about offending people, they dropped it because they wanted to call it the Cadbury's Egg Hunt, giving greater prominence to the brand name. The only relevant threat to Christmas is it being re-branded the Coca-Cola Winter Festival (So probably in 2018).
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 10:47am Adele wrote:
but still the mosques keep coming
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 10:54am Jonjo wrote:
Yep let's do away with good Friday and Easter Monday so you won't be wanting the day off work then will you .also that nice little two week break at the end of December you won't want that either.
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 11:10am Bongo wrote:
Historian wrote 'It's all part of us losing our national identity, bit by bit, having to accept it regardless. '
How many nations have completely lost their identity thanks to Christian missionaries with their whips and bibles? These nations were forced to accept it - regardless. It was bow to the white man, do as he commands and accept Christianity - or be punished/killed.
I think Christians referred to it as 'civilizing the savages'. I call it wicked and evil.
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 12:24pm @Bongo wrote:
One of those nations you're referring to is Britain, christians also "civilised the savages" here.
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 4:05pm Cat lover wrote:
One world, one nation, we must embrace all and nothing should divide us. I am all in favour of neutral terminology. PEACE and LOVE to you all
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On 5 Apr 2017 at 11:08pm Tom Pain wrote:
I hope your pets don't mistake you for a mouse,you might not love them so much then.


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