Here’s the notes for episode #11 of The Meaning of Everything show.

Most of us know Jesus wasn’t born on December 25th–but what else is mythical about Christmas? In this episode, Stefani walks you through the history of Christmas from ancient European wine making practices, to the medieval poor demanding luxuries from the rich, to the banning of Christmas in Boston, to riots in New York, and more. As it turns out, the history of Christmas is full of socioeconomic and political upheaval – from which there is much we can learn.

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