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Science Holidays

Universally accessible generic holidays
 
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Science Holidays would be celebrate able by everyone, on the equinoxes and solstices, and based on the seasons/ stages of life - spring- birth, summer- youth, fall- old age and winter- death. No more jesus vs Santa clause and east vs west.
JesusHChrist, Nov 29 2014

My humble offering of a Paleontological holiday activity http://www.halfbake...outdoors_20activity
a femur camp [not_morrison_rm, Nov 29 2014]

Pagan Holidays http://en.wikipedia...i/Wheel_of_the_Year
[JesusHChrist, Nov 29 2014]

Maryland School System Cuts Religious Holidays from Calendar http://www.usnews.c...idays-from-calendar
[JesusHChrist, Nov 30 2014]

Frankley services http://en.wikipedia...i/Frankley_services
[not_morrison_rm, Dec 01 2014]

Hollywood, Birmingham http://en.wikipedia...ood,_Worcestershire
..that's not Worcestershire, trust me.. [not_morrison_rm, Dec 01 2014]

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       Some neo-pagan types have chucked out enough mystickal stuff that they are basickally left with this.
pocmloc, Nov 29 2014
  

       so early agrarian religions. old baked is still baked.   

       While I agree that celebrating civilization's scientific progress is a good thing : mfd.
FlyingToaster, Nov 30 2014
  

       I thought this would be about holidays *from* science - special days when normal rigour would be relaxed - when people could just publish results they thought they saw once, never reproduced, could extrapolate unwarranted conclusions from those results and could get their mates to corroborate their confirmation bias. Then we eat, drink and set the world to rights.
pertinax, Nov 30 2014
  

       sp. silence
rcarty, Nov 30 2014
  

       4 isn't enough. How about the aphelion and perihelion too? Lunar eclipses maybe? (In the spirit of globally consistent holidays, I'm not suggesting solar eclipses, since they aren't visible from everywhere.)
neutrinos_shadow, Nov 30 2014
  

       I think jhc just needs to put in a little more work, like the good people of Vyborg, he is close to the finnish.
not_morrison_rm, Nov 30 2014
  

       Thomas Dolby...
normzone, Nov 30 2014
  

       Wind Power?
not_morrison_rm, Dec 01 2014
  

       Oh, and I wanted to have Tesla's birthday off from work!
xandram, Dec 01 2014
  

       Removing all of the cultural background from holidays would make them frankly boring.
RayfordSteele, Dec 01 2014
  

       Frankley services are pretty boring, but it's handy for Hollywood.   

       Regrettably it's not going to get the 'Gone with the Wind' Atlanta being burnt bit.   

       Just of out of curiosity, did they name the place 'Atlanta' just to remind the residents what the name of the big wet thing was?
not_morrison_rm, Dec 01 2014
  
      
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