You're really bucking the crowd when you don't keep the same holidays everyone else does. How can you handle the awkward situations that arise? If a masked bandit came to the door and demanded, "Give me something or else!", it would be considered a crime on any night except the last night of October, the holiday they call Halloween in the United States, Then, when costumed young people come to the door demanding, "Trick or treat!", people just think of it as harmless fun. Most people don't really care whether the customs of Halloween are Christian or pagan. All they care about is that Halloween is fun think of all the parties and treats! - and, besides, everybody else goes along with it. They can't understand anybody who would make a big deal out of it and who would refuse to keep Halloween just because it was started by pagans.
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