Originally posted by MountainLaurel
Originally posted by howmuch4another
Am I the only one that finds it rich that the OP complains about Santa being a myth and has the username of 1/2 Nephilim??
Originally posted by 1/2 Nephilim
reply to post by littled16
I hope LittleBlackEagle doesn't mind me quoting them but this reply seems like a very good one to your statement. It was on Page 2 of the thread.
Originally posted by LittleBlackEagle
reply to post by riverwild
it was the truth, whether it sounds good or not. you know as well as i do how this holiday has evolved and it isn't about friendship and sharing, family or caring, it's about big corps selling their wares as fast as possible. it's about them quilting families into believing they must buy their kids the most expensive gifts as possible since they are competing with all the other parents.
this spirit of giving they constantly pump people up with is nothing more than marketing and sales, same tactics they use for every other holiday. the true spirit of giving can be seen in good people everyday of their lives and shouldn't be dirtied by the notion that money has anything to do with it.
whens the last time you saw an add for a christmas gift that entailed actually helping people out? hey this is the CEO of wally-world and we would like to give a hundred families the chance to travel abroad and help feed and educate some third world fellow humans? how about, "this christmas please save some money you have for gifts and donate to those less fortunate", never ever heard any big box stores say anything like that.
perhaps, "this christmas we have decided to give all our employees off for christmass eve since this isn't about the money, but about family and caring"... reality, this is the ceo of wally-world and we're friggin open every minute of everyday because we want more money and our employees don't mean chit."
reality it seems, is not so popular these days.