I currently work with a US company and so today, Thursday November 28th is going to be a quiet one.
Today is Thanksgiving in America.
Since I used to live in the US I know something of the sentiment that occurs on this day. First and foremost it's a holiday, a time where families come together, a lot of turkey gets eaten, and in many cases, the Christmas tree is raised and Christmas seasons formally gets into high gear.
In England we have Harvest festival which I suppose is comparable in the Christian faith. Thanksgiving in the USA can be regarded as secular (i.e. thanks for the harvest), though it is a relatively short step to ... thank GOD for the harvest.
So here is a collection of thanksgiving perspectives ..
Everything but the turkey
What should an atheist say at Thanksgiving