Yes, I am going to talk about Christmas Carols. No, I’m not a fan. As I’ve mentioned before, most of them are miserable songs that are usually just a half-step away from being a funeral dirge. Sure, they say “Yay, the savior is born!” But they do it with all the zeal of an Eeyore on heroin.
It’s not a war on “Christmas.” The holiday itself is lovely. Peace on Earth actually being practiced? Yes, please. Let’s have more of that. (And we don’t have to limit that part to this particular holiday.) But there are some issues that need addressing.
I know, that sounds like a horrifically silly question. Bizarrely, I think it does have merit though, and if you’ll stick with me on an explanation of Pokemon and, in particular, the game Pokemon Go, I think you’ll find something quite interesting.
To make sure everyone’s on the same page, Dictionary.com defines dystopia as “an imagined state or society in which there is great suffering or injustice, typically one that is totalitarian or post-apocalyptic.” I would like to upgrade that definition. I don’t think it’s an imagined state. I think we’re there.
I produce called “The Wytching Hour.” The subject of the show? Modern Paganism. I think it’s a very interesting show. I’m just the engineer on it, really. I do none of the programming or subjects and I find it fascinating. Unfortunately, there are people who get weirded out by the subject and wonder why I’m not doing a Christian show. There’s where the issues begin.
Isn’t prayer really just taking “god’s” name in vain? If nothing else, you seem to be trying to annoy an all-powerful being with your petty concerns. Is that really a good idea?