Friday, December 24, 2004

All This Begins With the Department Stores

Some holiday cheer from Henry Ford, 1921.

And it has become pretty general. Last Christmas most people had a hard time finding Christmas cards that indicated in any way that Christmas commemorated Someone's Birth. Easter they will have the same difficulty in finding Easter cards that contain any suggestion that Easter commemorates a certain event. There will be rabbits and eggs and spring flowers, but a hint of the Resurrection will be hard to find. Now, all this begins with the designers of the cards.

For more to remind us how nothing changes, see here and here...