Randy McDonald (rfmcdpei) wrote,
Randy McDonald
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[H&F] "On the arbitrariness of holidays"

I've a post up at History and Futility that takes a brief look at the arbitrariness and constructedness of the rites of the holidays. Despite all this constructedness and arbitrariness, they've meaning for people still. I find that hopeful in an odd way.

Go, read.
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