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Dawkins just answered this himself.

Posted: December 17th 2007

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Well, I suppose you could google “Richard Dawkins” Christmas and see what comes up. I haven’t looked in detail but I’m sure there’s enough to keep you interested…

Here’s just one example of what Richard Dawkins does at Christmas: in 1991, he gave the Royal Institution’s Christmas Lecture for Children. It was called, Growing up in the Universe. Strictly speaking, it must have been recorded earlier. However it should count as a valid answer. You can watch it here , without charge. There are hours of well-presented, non-patronising information.

That’s what I call a well-spent Christmas, don’t you?

Posted: December 2nd 2007

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Dawkins has said, “...[Christmas] has long since ceased to be a religious festival. I participate for family reasons, with a reluctance that owes more to aesthetics than atheistics… So divorced has Christmas become from religion that I find no necessity to bother with euphemisms such as 'happy holiday season.’ Understanding full well that the phrase retains zero religious significance, I unhesitatingly wish everyone a Merry Christmas.”

Therefore, atheists can celebrate Christmas as a family event with all the trimmings: gifts, gatherings, ornaments.

Posted: December 1st 2007

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