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Controversy Erupts as UK College Dumps Christmas

London: Bosses at Yorkshire Coast College have scrubbed Christmas and Easter from their calendar in a bid to avoid offending students from other religions. The college’s new calendar shows that both of the traditional holiday periods have now been re-branded as “end of term breaks”. They have removed them from their calendar to avoid offending [...]

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why does tolerance to all involve intolerance of Christmas & Easter?
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why does tolerance to all involve intolerance of Christmas & Easter?
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somehow....everyone cares about not putting down any religion....but with that....they put down Christianity....and I don´t like that...How do Christians feel about this?...

As I said before...none of my Muslim friends feel offended by us celebrating Christmas....or when I say Merry Christmas to them...I usually don´t....but it happened and they are not mad...I even got a present for Christmas from my fiance´s best friend....and he´s a muslim.....

I mean...do You think people in Saudi Arabia or people in Dubai care if someone feels offended by the call for prayer 5 times the day? No, they don´t....and rightly so, because these places are just mainly country´s with people who are muslims...

this just makes me so mad...I can´t even describe...of course we should all respect other cultures and religion...but do we have to forget our own traditions and religious things to celebrate?

I don´t think so!
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it's pathetic, the world has gone mad, everybody is terrified to speak over here due to political correctness!

this is a big wide world, we are all people and we are all entitled to our religious beliefs, nobody should be offended by anyone elses.

if i were a pupil at that college, i would start a petition, i wouldn't just accept that.
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more power to Ya girl....it´s so ridiculous .... it still makes me mad
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London: Bosses at Yorkshire Coast College have scrubbed Christmas and Easter from their calendar in a bid to avoid offending students from other religions. The college’s new calendar shows that both of the traditional holiday periods have now been re-branded as “end of term breaks”. They have removed them from their calendar to avoid offending [...]

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Ok so it's ok for THEM to take away the terms Christmas and Easter so they don't offend other religions but what about THEM OFFENDING THOSE OF US WHO CELEBRATE WITH THE TERMS CHRISTMAS AND EASTER??? It's not fair to us, and it really upsets me that the world thinks it's ok for us to be offended as long as no one else is.
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