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We Still Need Holy Days

Mal Fletcher
Posted 02 April 2018
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Like Christmas, the Easter season seems to become ever more commercialised.

For some time, important cultural symbols and historical events seem to have become steadily more commodified. Holidays have been stripped of their importance as holy days.

This is no new phenomenon, as sales of seasonal music tracks like "White Christmas" will attest.

Arguably, though, it reached new levels when our culture began to turn people into marketed commodities.

From the middle of the twentieth century, celebrities regularly endorsed brands via the electronic media and press. Later, though, celebrities actually became brands. In the 1980s, Madonna was not primarily the name of... Click for more

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Do we give enough attention to holy days?

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