Christmas is just a week away and the party animals of this world are getting ready to have a blast. The most celebrated holiday in the Western world brings a big smile to almost everyone’s faces and the spirit of greed and excessive consumption conquers our hearts during this “holy” season. Not that we aren’t already greedy and hungry enough during the rest of the year, but at least during Christmas we have an excuse to pig out on every possible level without feeling guilty.
Department stores, famous landmarks, and many streets have been adorned with Christmas decorations and thousands of flashy lights, while people are competing with each other over who will get their shopping done the fastest and at the best prices, or get the best gifts for their loved ones. Kids all over the world are anxiously waiting for Santa to climb down their chimneys and leave lots of presents under their ornament-bedecked Christmas trees. TV shows have holiday episodes, and TV channels are playing everyone’s favorite Christmas movies and cartoons…..READ MORE