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Has Halloween Become Overcommercialized? 4

Halloween is not about candy. It is about fighting off evil spirits

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Has Halloween Become Overcommercialized?

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  • In modern times, it has always been about candy.

    My conspiracy theory goes like this:

    October - Halloween candy.

    December - Christmas candy.

    February - Valentines candy.

    April - Easter candy.

    June - no holiday yet

    August - no holiday yet.

    I figure the sugar powers-that-be are working on filling in the two missing slots.

  • Best reason to quit. Only reason to quit.

    A man has an idea. The idea attracts others, like-minded. The idea expands. The idea becomes ... an institution. What was the idea? See, that's what's been bothering me boys. But I'll tell you, when I used to think about the idea itself, I'd put a big old smile on my face.

    You see, gentlemen, greed is for amateurs. Disorder, chaos, anarchy ... now that's fun!

In the realm of scientific observation, luck is granted only to those who are prepared. - Louis Pasteur

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