Monthly Archives: June 2014

Why do we celebrate “special” dates? (aka: Why are we celebrating labels?)

Leia em português.

Special dates! Christmas, New Year, Birthday. All special dates, right? Independence day, Thanks giving, Easter, the list goes on. We all love these days. After all, they’re all holidays (except for Birthdays, for some odd reason) so we can get together and have some fun with our friends and family (except for those who have to work even on holidays due to the nature of their job). We party, have fun, enjoy some great food and burp a lot afterward.

But, in all honesty, what are we celebrating? Are we even celebrating something? Or is is just another excuse to have some fun?
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