A Cadbury Conspiracy

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EggSo yesterday I says to Finance, I says, "What do the Bunny and the Eggs have to do with the resurrection of my Lord? Apparently in the British Isles and Germany, the spring fertility festival involved eggs and bunnies, because they are natural symbols of fertility, and it also involved worshipping trees. The Christian missionaries who brought Christianity to the British Isles and to Germany suffered quite a lot of grief at the hands of our ancestors when they chopped down the sacred trees to demonstrate that
  they weren’t gods. Since the people did not actually worship the bunnies and eggs, the missionaries figured they could just Christianize them. So the custom began of painting Christian art on eggshells and they just tolerated the bunnies.

Well i still feel a bit confused, but if there’s one thing i can tolerate, it’s Christianizing symbols.
Yay God!

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  1. M+T
    Apr 17, 2006 @ 17:02:05

    P.S. These people must not have had an Xbox 360.

  2. M+T
    Apr 17, 2006 @ 17:00:55

    Yeah I read that painting eggs has been a tradition that dates back before the birth of Christ.