How Santa Does It

Thursday, 14 December 2006

[Picture of Saint Nicholas]PEOPLE see Santa everywhere, not just in advertising billboards, but “in the flesh”. Some say it’s a bloke in a hired Santa Costume.

  • Some people have even said that they don’t believe in Santa Claus!

As “proof” they suggest that Saint Nick would have to travel at many times the speed of light to deliver all the presents. Some say that they think it is their Mum and Dad (and not Santa) that buys the gifts.

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How To Get To Heaven Part 3

Saturday, 11 November 2006

[Picture of ad for TV show: “My Name is Earl”]Some years ago I published a long essay called ‘How To Get To Heaven’ on the web, but when I migrated it to this blog, I split it into two posts, fiddled with the formatting, did some light editing, added pictures and generally tried to make it less daunting to the reader. I also promised to write a third post. This is it.

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How To Get To Heaven Part 2

Sunday, 11 November 2001

[Picture of dice]The original post was too long (there were complaints!), so I have chopped it up and used colours and pictures to help make it more interesting. This is the second part of the original giant post, I hope this is easier and better. I also promise to do at least one more essay to finish off the topic more completely.
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How To Get To Heaven Part 1

Saturday, 10 November 2001

[Picture of test tubes]WE want control, so we want to know the future, don’t we? I guess that’s why we have superstition and science.

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