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Easter - why are we celebrating the resurrection of Jesus with chocolate candy?

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3 years ago#1
Seriously Easter is the day when Jesus rose from the dead and yet we all celebrate by hiding plastic easter eggs filled with chocolate candy and peeps
3 years ago#2
Well, that's how you celebrate Easter.
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3 years ago#3
chocolate is good... releases endorphins, makes body feel good. Jesus makes me feel good. You see the connection?

Take a bite of good chocolte= take a bite of jesus flesh for salvation?
3 years ago#4
Money. It would also be easy to convince children the aster is fun.
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3 years ago#5
Chocolate is awesome. Are we really going to ask why we are eating chocolate?
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3 years ago#6
Because when I think of bloody human sacrifice, hollow chocolate rabbit-shaped candy couldn't be more fitting.
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3 years ago#7
I dont know, but as long as there are Cadburry Eggs, I wont complain....
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3 years ago#8
Polish_Crusader posted...
chocolate is good... releases endorphins, makes body feel good. Jesus makes me feel good. You see the connection?

Take a bite of good chocolte= take a bite of jesus flesh for salvation?


chocolate is also an aphrodisiac
3 years ago#9
I couldn't care less about the supposed resurrection of Jesus. I ADORE the pagan bunny rabbits, however. And I'm happy for any excuse to eat chocolate.
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3 years ago#10
Only in America

Thank God Orthodox countries still celebrate Pascha the way it is.
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