The Rising Tide Lifts All Boats is a thought that the improvement of some has an effect on others. This principle is true in many applications but has no bases in others. The decline and rise of a situation effecting something else depends largely upon the relationship between them.
Celebration: American Utopia or Stepford?
“The building of cities is one of man’s greatest achievements. The form of his city always has been and always will be a pitiless indicator of the state of his civilization.” Edmund Bacon, 1967
Many Christians freely acknowledge that holidays such as Christmas are largely derived from ancient “pagan” customs. For this reason, some conservative Christian churches, such as the Jehovah’s Witnesses and at one time the Worldwide Church of God, have shunned Christmas because of its association with paganism.