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Christmas Movies and Belief

It is the time of season for Christmas movies. Having gotten my way through a number of them, I’m struck by a reoccurring theme. It seems that the most meaningful message North American Christmas movies are capable of is that we ought to believe in Santa Clause. This is the virtue we are called to each Christmas.

Needless to say, I don’t think this is much of a virtue, and find myself rather baffled each time a movie calls me to it. Continue reading Christmas Movies and Belief