Tagged: Santa Claus

Santa skepticism in line with understanding of the world - News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor Dec 21, 2015

Spoiler warning: Kids’ willingness to believe in Santa Claus diminishes as they become more knowledgeable about the world and the physical implausibility of Santa’s magical acts. Researchers from Los Angeles’ Occidental College tested children’s willingness to accept on trust the story of Santa Claus and his miraculous one-night round-the-world trip. Much of what we know comes from the … Read More

It’s that time of the year - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Dec 22, 2010

Book review: Christmas – Philosophy for Everyone: Better Than a Lump of Coal. Scott C. Lowe (Editor), Fritz Allhoff, Fritz Allhoff (Series Editor) Stephen Nissenbaum (Foreword) Price: US$15.56 Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (October 19, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 144433090X … Continue reading → … Read More