While it is fien to suggest that people should have the Christmas feeling all year long, it doesn't change the fact that it is NOT the case, even more so with JW's.
The tend to fall back on that tired and used view that people should behave a certain way ( like show love all the time and not just Valentine's day) all the time and not have a specififc day for that and yet, the JW's are notorious for NOT doing just that.
When was the last time anyone here ever saw an act of goodwill and love for their fellow man from a JW?
When was the last time anyone here ever saw a JW volunteer at a soup kitchen, homeless shelter or give to orphans ??
As for the Pagan background of special days, that is a sad and pathetic and highly hyporctitcal view as it has been shown over and over.
Christmas is the day we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Saviour ( not the day he was born but that he was born).
Birthdays are nothing but anniversaries and since anniversaries are acceptable it is just another example of hypocracy on the part of JW's.
Fact is that NO ONE forces JW's to celebrate anything, and just as many people don't celebrate things and no one else cares, that shoudl be the thing to do with JW's.
The problem lies with the JW's that will not let "sleeping dogs lie" and keep bringing up the same old tired and warn out and shown-to-be-BS crap to make themselves thing they are special, when in reality the only thing that makes them "special" ( read: sad and pathetic) is their hypocracy and martyr/persecution complex.