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Pagan Pride

By Diogenes (articles ) | Sep 18, 2007

Possibly you missed the celebration of Pagan Pride Day, held last Sunday in North Andover, Massachusetts-- which, in case you were wondering, is less than 20 miles from Salem, the town that will begin going berserk in just a few weeks, as Halloween approaches.

Fortunately the Boston Globe had a reporter at the event. (Somehow you knew that the Globe editorial staff would be informed about pagan celebrations, didn't you?) So you can get a sense of the celebration, even from afar. All great fun, you know, and really nothing for other people to worry about. One entrepreneur, selling wooden wands, explained:

Pagans use wands, he said, "the way a Catholic would use rosary beads."

Not exactly, pal. Not exactly.

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  • Posted by: - Sep. 19, 2007 3:27 PM ET USA

    And just what do they have to be proud about?

  • Posted by: - Sep. 18, 2007 11:51 AM ET USA

    Pagan pride, gay pride. What's next? Happy to see there isn't a deficit of self-esteem among those whose lifestyles are in contradiction to revealed truth.

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