What I am fighting is the idea that charity is a moral duty and a primary virtue.
The charming aspect of Christmas is the fact that it expresses good will in a cheerful, happy, benevolent, non-sacrificial way. One says: â€œMerry Christmasâ€-not â€œWeep and Repent.â€ And the good will is expressed in a material, earthly form-by giving presents to one's friends, or by sending them cards in token of remembrance . . . .