Friday, December 31, 2004

Celebrating Christmas in the UAE: Haven for Cultural Harmony and Religious Tolerance
By Bashir Goth

On the occasion of Christmas, while sending e-mail greetings cards to my Christian friends around the world, I faced a dilemma. Should I use the traditional Merry Christmas or opt for the rather trendy and politically correct Season’s Greetings.

However, being a Muslim, I had the advantage of claiming ignorance and using either one with the expectation that my friends at the receiving end will understand it and appreciate such initiative coming from a Muslim. Either way it was a win-win situation for me. Read more on Addis Tribune, 31 Dec. 2004.