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Why is christmas publicly celebrated but not ramadan watch

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    Surely in a secular country we can't have sectarian behaviour like this. Why should christmas be a gigantic state celebration instead of a private affair? Seems incompatible with british values of tolerance and diversity in my opinion
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    Might have something to do with the fact that Christianity is the most popular religion in this country mayb????

    (I am fully aware that Christmas has its origins before Christianity before some smartass tries to pick me up on that.)
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    christmas is arguably more commercial
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    Predominately Christian country therefore clearly the majority religion's traditions will be commercialised and made known.
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    England was a "Christian" country, therefore they still follow the traditional events and holidays. For example school follow the Christian calender in terms of school holidays
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    The British idea of a religious celebration is to stuff your face with food around the clock and then wash it down with a load of booze.

    I don't think we'd survive a whole month of it though.
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    How do you celebrate Ramadan? What is there to celebrate. Hooray I'm starving myself from dawn till dusk for a month.
    Unless you mean Eid.
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    I'll use London as an example. In South London you'll probably only see Christmas, but if you go into East London you'll see Ramadan, or West London for Hanukkah.
 
 
 
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