Wednesday, December 20, 2006

St. Thomas Aquinas on the Existence of the Jolly Red One

From Fumare:

From the lesser-known Summa Contra Scroogicum...

Whether Santa Claus Exists?

We proceed thus to the Third Article: -

Objection 1: It seems that Santa Claus does not exist, since Christmas gifts are able to be given by good elves. Therefore Santa Claus does not exist.

Objection 2: Further, if Santa Claus did exist, there would be no narrow chimneys. But there are narrow chimneys, and sometimes no chimneys at all. Therefore, Santa Claus does not exist.

On the Contrary, Kay Starr says: "I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus underneath the mistletoe last night."

I answer that, The existence of Santa Claus can be proved in five ways....
Go to the entire theological treatise here.

p.s. almost done with grading...I see the light...it's so beautiful....

1 comment:

Advocatus Militaris, Man of the Year said...

Don't forget this one:

http://www.touchstonemag.com/archives/article.php?id=18-10-011-v