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SaganTheCat's Avatar Jump to comment 19 by SaganTheCat

it took me many months to get over the discovery that santa wasn't real. come christmas when i found presents from my parents waiting for me under the tree i got over it

excuse my crass response but therein lies the truth. it's people that matter, the people who love you enough to buy your presents at christmas, look after you when you're sick and listen to your thoughts/problems/dreams.

forget the creator aspect, that's a religious red-herring. the god you had was a comfort and when my roof leaks in the rain I have no desire to be hugged by the builder. the god you miss is an emotional support, look up and around you. there are as many gods as you could possibly imagine inhabiting the equally insecure and uncertain minds of everyone else.

Tue, 13 Sep 2011 11:57:34 UTC | #870241