The advent of commercialism poet sir john betjeman didn't like the way money was forever behind the spoiling of the world he loved - be it characterful english towns ruined by poor planning or.
Over the past century americans have turned christmas into a very expensive holiday richard feinberg, professor of consumer sciences and retailing at purdue university, estimated that christmas-related expenses would cost americans $800 billion in the year 2002.
Christmas has also became over commercialized as many people now stay in and open gifts instead of going out to church and celebrating christmas with christ himself the excitement of the family is directed at opening gifts rather than jesus’ birth, and what he died for. The commercialism that makes the tradition of gifts possible however is not antithetical to the spirit of giving it actually has its roots in the same moral principle on christmas, we give presents to our friends and loved ones. The answer is simple — commercialism at christmas while many parents think that spoiling their children for just one day is harmless, they are wrong the devil does not come to people as a scary monster as many imagine.
Christmas is a hugely popular holiday celebrated by some 2 billion people worldwide it’s become such an ingrained part of modern culture that even people in nations with little or no christian history or tradition are celebrating it in increasing numbers. Christmas tree is a symbol of renewal and victory we know that in this period it will be the end of the year and we will be starting a new year soon it’s also symbolises everlasting light and life christmas tree also set a colourful theme for the christmas season.
The spoiling epidemic many parents admitted up that their kids do act spoiled, and the problem seems to be getting worse a whopping 3 out of 4 parents admit their kids are less than grateful to some degree during the holidays, and 59 percent of respondents shared that their kids are more spoiled than they, the parents, were as kids.
Christmas was the wonderful time when we were given things and saw our families and ate big dinners and danced to christmas music anything having to do with the commercialized side of the holiday—the advertising, the merchandising, the spending—was just part of the background noise.