RE: virus: Re: 1st official religious h

A sad tree newt (
Tue, 02 Jan 96 12:59:00 PST

Actually to be fair to those down-under this could be the justification
of the both celebrations.... "maximum tilt day!" sort of a celebration of
angular momentum.


From: virus-owner[]
Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 1996 5:26 PM
To: virus
Subject: virus: Re: 1st official religious h

Reply to: RE>1st official religious holiday (was Re: virus:

>Now, can anyone think of a good reason (rationalization) to hold
>another 5 day festival around the summer solstice?

Sure -- the summer solstice is the time of maximum (sun)light, and
so nicely complements the winter celebration of the days starting
to lengthen.