Anonymous asked in Society & CultureHolidaysOther - Holidays · 1 decade ago

Is Santa Claus real?

Is Santa Claus real? Be sure to tell me everything that you know.

25 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best answer

    No the person is not real but the feeling of santa is real....:o)

    • Michele4 years agoReport

      Actually Saint Nicholas is real, he was a bishop who gave presents to poor children but RIP

  • 1 decade ago

    Any time someone is kind, does an unselfish deed or gives a gift with no expectations in return; that person is acting as Santa Claus. Therefore, Santa does exist.

  • 1 decade ago

    Roman officials decided on December 25th as the date for Christmas because they were trying to convert their heavily Pagan nation to the religion. The Pagan's Mid-Winter festival, Saturnalia, was held at this time of the year. In order to lure them over, many holidays that are now associated with Christianity were decided by the dates of corresponding Pagan holidays and festivals.

    Christmas was more like Mardi Gras than the holiday we know today up until as late as the late 19th century. Yes, that's right, Mardi Gras! In England, during the 17th century, Protestants had taken over the country. Being very religiously strict they actually outlawed Christmas for it's vulgarity. Of course the people wanted their celebration so they in turn reinstated the Monarchy.

    In the United States, after the Revolutionary War, anything English as shunned. Therefore Christmas was reinvented. It was decided the holiday would be about family and togetherness rather than raucous partying.

    The Christmas tree also has it's roots in Pagan culture. Evidence of "Christmas" trees date back as far as Egypt. Santa Claus in his modern form was also only recently invented. In the 1940's he was revamped as the jolly old man we all know. Actually this was done by advertising agencies and stores of the time in order to help sell merchandise. Before that, Santa was more in line with the partying ideology of the Pagan Christmas. In fact, Santa's image evolved from a Pagan gnome like creature. Very much unlike what we know today.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Yes Santa Claus is real. He is in his Hanes brief right now checking his Christmas list. Christmas Eve is near!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Santa is the magic of Christmas. It is in everyone's(who celebrates x-mas) heart it just hides in some people.If it hides that person lost the magic of Christmas. Not me! people tell me im too old to believe,well guess what the magic lives in me! If the magic lives in you Santa Claus is real. If the magic hides Christmas just wouldn't be the same.

    Merry Christmas from my family to yours!

  • 4 years ago

    Yes Santa is real. The gift santa gives me are from Santa. Just to let you know

  • 1 decade ago

    I will be truthful and say that Santa as an individual is not real but he does exist and the Mother's and Fathers who show the 'spirit' of Santa in themselves.

    Santa is not real but...

    Santa does exist... in all of us.

  • 1 decade ago

    well... no. there was a man named Saint Nicholas at one time. he left gifts for children in their shoes they left outside. he rode in a sleigh drawn by deer. They didn't fly of course. we honer him with the consept of Santa Claus. But no. Your parents are Santa.

  • 1 decade ago

    nooooooooo i am sorry but santa claus is not real yea i know it broke my heart when i found out! my parents told me already.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Yes santa is real... Do you really believe anyone else could do all that he does????

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