In the spirit of the season here is Calvin's take on Santa.

Funny how appealing to the absurdity of an argument and taking it out of context can highlight the nature of irrational belief.

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Bring on the, "Your taking the Christ out of Christmas!" yelping. You are right, I'm taking the Christ out of MY Christmas, not yours. If you want to believe, do it. Just don't read my blog and expect not to be offended.

I think every boy and girl should be given the complete works of Bill Watterson on their first day of school, right alongside the complete compendium of the Far Side. There are very few other things out there that have the clarity of vision, hilarity, and ability to put life in perspective that these cartoons do.