Another year passes, and we are back at April 20th, which is known as “marijuana and Hitler day” in the USA. We remember Columbine, since there are no real events of any memorable status in the long endless repetition of late stage liberal democracy. We are glad taxes are over.
When you think about it, we do not really have proper holidays anymore. We have government holidays, or times when you can get off work, and those holidays which overlap with commerce like Christmas, then some invented by merchants to sell product, like Valentine’s Day.
Normally, in a culture, you have a calendar, or a series of points at which you commemorate the year, onto which you layer remembrances for important events, then religious days, and finally cultural activities like celebrating strength or a favorite