Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Why Do We Make Light of Death and Evil? ; VIEWPOINTS Write To: Viewpoints, M.E.N, Mitchell Henry House, Hollinwood Avenue, Oldham, OL9 8EF or Email: Viewpoints@men- News.Co.UK

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Why Do We Make Light of Death and Evil? ; VIEWPOINTS Write To: Viewpoints, M.E.N, Mitchell Henry House, Hollinwood Avenue, Oldham, OL9 8EF or Email: Viewpoints@men- News.Co.UK

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I DREAD this time of year. It is all so dark and miserable. The memories of sunny days have faded along with any tan.

But more than this, what depresses me is the mock festival of Halloween. Here is yet another concocted attempt to ensure we buy trinkets which we never asked for and never needed.

Moreover, there is the sinister side to Halloween where young children are encouraged to creep around in the dark knocking on doors, dressed as decomposing corpses or zombies in order to frighten unsuspecting people.

Ok, so you may accuse me of being a killjoy, but I do believe this 'festival' is nothing more than glorifying death and darkness.

Traditionally Christians have viewed Halloween as little more than Satanism, and for this reason I strongly discourages Christians from participating in its manifestations. …

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