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Halloween = All Hallows’ Eve … which is the day before All Saints Day which was a Roman Catholic caveat to the pagan Celts to get them to do something else besides SamHain and variants.

The jack-o-lantern was a Celt token showing the passing demons that this house already had a demon.

Dressing up as scary things is acting out the demons passing by, and if you did not have a ‘treat’ to appease them they would curse you, “trick”.

Now some will say that it is just a bunch of fun for kids and adults who want to be kids … unless your ‘pagan’ … which is a Euro-descended non-Christian theist, then it is SamHain or another name and your high holy day. Euro-celt, pre-christian version of thanking the gods for a good harvest or for blessing them as they stole a harvest from somebody else <nords and vikings>.

Halloween / All Hallows’ Eve and All Saints Day have very little to do with Christianity. It is Euro-Christianity appeasement. Which might be why Christianity is a decling religion in European nations. Compromise with the God of the Judeo-Christian Bible is not an option. It is His way or no way at all.

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