[Originally intended to be a pre-Christmas post under the title, “Brace Yourselves, Zeigeist Quotes Are Coming“.]
Fortunately, I didn’t see a single Zeitgeist meme in my Facebook feed all throughout Christmas. Have people actually been reading real books? I can only hope so.
Nevertheless, I wanted to put these two horrible pieces of information (and thus, splendid works of misinformation!) up on my Wall of Shame:
Srsly, people. There are better ways to wage war on a dominionist Christmas than spreading misinformation, bad myth, and bad history. Almost feels like miasma, really.
- Sannion on Dionysos Is Not the Reason for the Season (followed up by I’m Too Busy to Fight a War Against Christmas)
- Phillupus on “Mithrasmas“
- Catherine Noble-Beyer on The Myth of a Pagan Christmas