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No Matter Your Religion Be Thankful!

Whether Christian or Muslim, Hindu or Athiests, you have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving as an American.

On friendlyatheist.com, the author references a quote by a fellow atheist about what he was thankful for this Thanksgiving. The respondent is quoted as saying, “I give thanks to the turkey that gave its life, the plants on our table, to the Earth itself for being abundant,” in his quote in the Salt Lake Tribune. Whether you believe a creator created those things may not matter during this very American holiday. While the Puritan pilgrims, who celebrated the first feast that we honor with this day of thanks, did it for religious reasons, there really is not too much religion left in a day focused on stuffing oneself full, watching football and shopping.

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