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Re: Do We Go Overboard for Halloween?

Joseph (
Thu, 27 Oct 2005 08:36:00 -0700

On 26 Oct 2005 12:02:33 -0700, wrote:

> But in more recent years it seems to rival Christmas as a major
> holiday. TV networks produce multiple Halloween-themed shows, run
> horror movies throughout the month. There are many elaborate parties
> for adults and kids. Costumes and events (public haunted houses) have
> grown very elaborate.

> It seems society has gone way overboard on this, particularly the
> entertainment media.

Wherever there's money to be made off someone you can bet that
companies and other entities will take advantage of it.

> There are a few subgroups in society that make a very big deal about
> Halloween, but I really doubt they can influence the rest of us so
> much.

You're only influenced as much as you wish to be influenced.

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