Is Santa Real?
“Is Santa Real?” is a question that has plagued me since I was a small child. I started to wonder it at an early age. And back at this early age, I had no way to search the internet because there isn’t one – so I never got to see a real picture of Santa. All I knew about him is what my parents told me, what I saw of his helpers at the mall, and what NORAD showed on TV as they tracked him across the sky. I was never sure why they tracked him, though – maybe they saw him as some kind of threat. He would have to be pretty big to have presents for millions of good kids in tow, and I was sure he didn’t make several trips back to the North Pole to load up. In a normal size sleigh, it would easily take a million or more trips just to give each good child a single present. And that didn’t make sense to me. There had to be an explanation. And that was that the sleigh was freaking HUGE. Him making toys and living at the North Pole made perfect sense, though. In order to deliver to so many different countries in one 24 hour period, the North Pole (or South Pole, where I’m assuming he also had a distribution center) is an ingenious place for a delivery hub. From there, it’s even easy to see which part of the planet is in darkness, to make nighttime delivery a snap. I wonder if Amazon has thought of that? It would be a great place to store meats and frozen foods without even having to refrigerate them. BTW, in the link to the North Pole, it will be immediately clear that this really is at least one of Santa’s home bases.
So, even though I didn’t have firsthand knowledge of Santa, I didn’t have firsthand knowledge of God, either – and I grew up Catholic. I went to Catholic Grade School, Catholic High School, and I lived across the street from our Church. So I did get a lot of God… lot’s of talk about God did this and God did that. I never saw any of it firsthand, but there is absolutely logical proof that God exists and that Catholicism is the only valid religion, and all the adults talked about him like he was real. In fact, they talked about him like he was three people, which was always a little confusing to me, but they seemed convinced. Also adding to my belief is that the St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City and the Capitol Building in Washington DC are identical, except that our Washington Monument is way bigger than theirs.
And maybe that is one of the things that made it possible for Santa to deliver to so many kids in one day – maybe he was three people, too. Or more. If God can be three people, maybe Santa could be a hundred people or a thousand. Maybe that’s why they don’t all look the same at every mall. It would make sense – God did most of his work in the first 7 days of the universe, and even then, it was mostly waving a staff around, making people from clay and casting spells. He didn’t have to physically visit every part of the earth that he created. Santa has a much more intense schedule. While he has an entire year to prepare, most of the work takes place in a single 24 hour period. Even if that 24 hour period was no more demanding than a single day of God’s first 7 days, a cycle for Santa is much longer than a cycle for God. Santa works 52 weeks in a cycle, which is 52 x what it took to create the universe. So, I think assuming that Santa is 3 times 52 people, or 156 people is a fair statement, and a conservative one at that.
Is Santa Real? I have Proof.
YES! As I’ve clearly shown in my reasoning above, Santa is more than real. Santa is at least 156 people, probably more. Just because you cannot see him doesn’t mean he doesn’t exist. Like my father used to say, “you can’t see the back of your head. Does that mean it doesn’t exist?”. And I would tell him that I could basically see the back of my head if I used two mirrors, or if I used a Polaroid camera, but he said that didn’t count. You had to see it in person without mirrors for it to count. And of course, I couldn’t do that. So, yes, Santa is real.