I tend to agree, Mary. I find it quite anachronistic that those who have no faith are more than willing to accept the celebration of Christian Holidays as their "right".
Richard Dawkins says he is culturally Christian despite being an atheist. I suspect he's not the only one.
On the railway, they deemed it as "A good excuse to get drunk".
We couldn't drink, all year, of course. But...
Hardly the right... er... spirit, is it?
Hang on. Us ancient brits have been celebrating the winter solstice with woad on a rope and mead long before the Romans invented Christmas!