Whatever happened love, joy, and good cheer?
Christmas becomes less about the rituals when your life changes out from under you.
I expect that at the heart of most such exchanges is a fear of the loss of Christian cultural hegemony. After all, making room for a greater plurality of views not only doesn’t threaten our own beliefs; it also presents an opportunity to understand the world in a broader, richer context if we’re open to it.
Are the Swedes wrong to encourage gender equality by forcing boys to play with toys traditionally meant for girls?