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Do you think halloween is based on the devil?? If so why??

 
LiLJeni

Asked by LiLJeni at 5:24 PM on Oct. 20, 2010 in Holidays

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  • No halloween is not based on the devil, the reason some people believe that it is comes from their religion. It is based off of a pagan holiday and to some people that makes it bad, in fact the people who first celebrated the holiday, such as wiccans, don't even believe there is a devil.
    countrygirl06

    Answer by countrygirl06 at 5:44 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • I honestly don't know what it's based on- for me it's just a day to have some fun!
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 5:27 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • rofl no I don't
    Gen

    Answer by Gen at 5:31 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • I have read this in a couple comments but I cant find someone that will explain to me lol
    LiLJeni

    Comment by LiLJeni (original poster) at 5:33 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • NO! Halloween is NOT based on the Devil. NONE of the cultural or religious celebrations which inspired today's Halloween celebrations have anything to do with the devil. In fact the majority of these cultures and/or religions even have a belief in the devil...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:36 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • I know that but I want to know why people think this!!
    LiLJeni

    Comment by LiLJeni (original poster) at 5:37 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • Nope, Halloween is what u make of it ,and i make lots of fun
    1LovelyAngel

    Answer by 1LovelyAngel at 5:59 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • No but that is all in the eye of the beholder
    newathis918

    Answer by newathis918 at 7:31 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • 'Based' on the devil? No. Not directly.
    If you're Christian, however, you could look at it as since it started out as a pagan
    celebration, it is 'of the devil', b/c all such religions are false/springing from the deciever.

    LadyCash

    Answer by LadyCash at 2:16 AM on Oct. 21, 2010