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The last Thanksgivukkah Mon, Dec 02, 2013
The recent American Thanksgiving holiday occurred during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah for the first time in over 100 years, and the next time will be in about 80,000 years.  I think it's safe to say it'll actually never happen again, for a pretty simple reason:  Religions and societies don't last that long.  Granted, we have kind of limited data on this.  I ain't no scholar, but the oldest active religions are maybe 3000 years old, and the oldest continuous civilization is around 5000 years old.  But it would be at least a little naive to think Judaism will still be around in 80 centuries, and it would be ridiculously short-sighted to assume America will still be a nation then.  Not to mention the fact that humans will probably melt the earth with nuclear weapons or die off from a pandemic before then.  Either way, happy holidays.


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