Why is Easter not a holiday?

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3 years ago#1

I don't celebrate it personally and it is a pointless holiday if you ask me, but why is this not on Calendar Man's agenda?

3 years ago#2
I think because it is a religious holiday. Christmas is as well but to be honest, there is more going on with Santa than Jesus now a days. Plus there is like 15 other religious figures born on December 25th... but that's a whole new can of worms.
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3 years ago#3
Shinobi_Daisuke posted...


The same reason as for any other month. Only one date for each month.
3 years ago#4
Easter also doesn't have a set date. Its range is almost a month wide. It might make it annoying to work in.
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3 years ago#5
"Only one date for each month."

That's the right of it.


"Easter also doesn't have a set date."

Easter is always the first Sunday after the Paschal Full Moon.
3 years ago#6
VividAxis posted...
"Only one date for each month."

That's the right of it.


"Easter also doesn't have a set date."

Easter is always the first Sunday after the Paschal Full Moon.


You should pay attention to the bold part.

And if you still don't understand:
The first Sunday isn't always on the exact same date next year.
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3 years ago#7
It presumably has nothing to do with religion, since two of the dates are saints' feast days. Probably it was just more convenient to pick a holiday that occurred on a fixed day in the month. Also, the Orthodox used a different date for Easter, so that could have caused some confusion, maybe.
3 years ago#8
I don't know, but I talked to Calendar Man yesterday and he kept going on an on about Mother's Day >_>
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3 years ago#9

From: LeetCheet | #006
VividAxis posted...
"Only one date for each month."
You should pay attention to the bold part. And if you still don't understand: The first Sunday isn't always on the exact same date next year.


I know that. I can calculate that exact moon phase with a three step algorithm. I'm fully aware it doesn't happen on the same day each year.
3 years ago#10
Because the world doesn't appreciate Jesus like they should.
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