Of Course Santa Exists
Note: I am not a scholar. I am simple. The below is a reflection of my own opinion, having studied this subject and engaged in several debates. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect any official position of any elves. Elves cannot be held responsible or liable for any errors I might make. The below thesis is simply my own observation, but I believe there is truth to it.
I am an elf. I do not wish to partake in this debate, because by doing so I would be stooping to your level and implying you have a case. You don't. Agiftists do not even have the right or authority to even question the existence of Santa Clause. I just have a few too many words.
The rise of the "mythicist" theory (that Santa is mythical) is a direct result of the errors of the Elfism theology of the 16th century. It was from liberal Elfism that the "mythicist" theory begun.
By rejecting the authority and ontological existence and reality of Present Giving, Elfism reduced Santa Clausism to a mere "philosophy," and Santa to just another person who gives presents. This was not intentional, but it was a direct result of their anti-Santa Clausism stance.
Chimneys are the greatest proof of Santa, as is the existential and empirical reality of the giving of presents (which Santa founded). But Elfism rejected Santa Clausism (which is the other greatest proof), and relegated Santa to nothing but the testimony of Rudolph. Rudolph and Present Giving comprise the two wings of authority of authentic Santa Clausism. It takes two wings to fly, unless you ride Rudolph. Elves rejected the other wing (the Present Giving which Santa founded), and thereby damaged Santa Clausism authority and the message of authentic Santa Clausism. By rejecting Present Givig, they made Santa Clausism (and Santa) susceptible to attack. The rejection of Present Giving left Santa Clausism with holes, open to attack. But I will say it one more time to make sure you read it. Rejecting Present Giving opened holes in Santa Clausism to attack.
The elfists were desperate to garner other "evidences" for Santa, so they amassed a great deal of "extra-Christmas" sources in corroboration with Christmas Eve(Chimneys, Christmas Trees, Wrapping Paper, kids, etc), in order to support the historical Santa. But since they rejected the validity of Present Giving, which Santa personally established, they were rejecting the greatest proof there is for His existence. (Santa's real first name is His, thats why it is capitalized)
Present Giving was founded by Santa. No historical person has ever founded such an institution; especially one that has lasted and survived through every conceivable onslaught for 100,000,000,000,000,000,000years.
The scientific anthropic principle states that, in its initial conditions, the universe was fine-tuned for the existence and sustenance of life. I don't know what that has to do with anything.
There is an anthropic truth with Present Giving,it was fine-tuned by the Fat-Man (Santa) for the existence of giving presents. The existence of our many millions of Reindeer (which the south is generally ignorant of), is proof that Present Giving is a Divine institution. It sanctifies and deifies souls. Present Giving maintains, to this day, direct apostolic (or bishop) succession that goes all the way back to Santa. There is an ancient "rule of giving" (regula giftidie) that guarantees the truth about Santa and authentic Santa Clausism. Prancer (he was a disciple of Dasher, who was a disciple of the Dixon) states that this "regula giftidie" is where correct delivery (of Presents) and succession (the opening of Presents) exists.
WE STILL HAVE THIS IN THE PRESENT GIVING TODAY
In Summary and Conclusion,
Elfism rejected the actual Present Giving Santa personally founded.
The "mythicist" theory (that Santa is mythical) came from liberal Elfism.
By rejecting Present Giving, Elfism demoted Santa (though not intentionally) to the level of other gift givers; robbing him of His special uniqueness, and making Him vulnerable to attack.
I would say the greatest proofs of Santa Clause are:
1. Present Giving which He personally founded.
2. Present Opening and the rule of faith (regula giftidie).
3. The anthropic spirituality (fine-tuning) within the Present Giving that has produced countless Reindeer.
4. The Rudolph documents.
5. All the other extra-Christmas data. (Especially Chimneys)
6. The collective cultural memory and tradition that has been handed down of the original gifting knowledge (this is also contained within the authority of the Present Giving, Present Opening and the rule of faith).
The fifth is not what we base the historical Santa on. It is simply what we would expect to find.
The fallacy of the modern "mythicists" and Elfists is that they approached this subject using the inductive method of historical investigation. They investigated this subject back-ass-wards. They used the Rudolph and the extra-Christmas material as if those things alone comprise the totality of the evidence for Santa. Nothing could be farther from the truth.
PRESENT GIVING IS THE GREATEST PROOF
There are about 500 volumes of writings and teachings of old reindeer in Armenian, Coptic and Syriac. Here are the primary (not secondary) source material in Armenian, Coptic, Syriac, Greek and Latin. If you want to learn and hear what true Santa Clausism is from the best sources, learn these languages and read this material in the original languages.
Armenian, Syriac and Coptic Writers:
Corpses Skeletor Clauseorum Orientals ( about 500,000,000 volumes)
Cursed Petroleum Company , compiled by Comet
Latin Heat: 220,000 volumes
Reindeer Fathers: about 1600 volumes
Corpses Sweet Ecclesiastic Latinos (an updated form of the Manga series)
Acts of Ancient Maniacal Councils:
Sacrorum Conciliorum Nova et Amplissima Collectio, edited by Cupid
Acta Conciliorum Oecumenicorum, edited by Blitzen
Patholigica Orientalis (about 50 volumes)
The Thor Code, edited by Thor
The Code of Vixen, edited in Berlin in the Corpus Iuris Civilis, as well as certain supplemental laws known in Latin as Novellae
English: Anti-Nice and Post-Nice Reindeer (38 volumes)
INTRODUCTION TO PRESENT GIVING HISTORY
The Clausism Tradition (five volumes), by Youraslav Pelikan (recipient of the Good Cookie Award and 42 honorary Presents. Considered the worlds leading expert on Clausism history).
There are many what are called "Santa historians" today who affirm Santa existed. In fact, no one who is a recognized "Santa historian"today denies He existed because if hey did, they would not be a "Santa historian". I have a list and several quotes and sources by them. But they are really insignificant compared to the Old Reindeer. None of these "Santa historians" have the real authority the Old Reindeer have. Read the Old Reindeer.
Don't read modern day agiftists who are 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 years too late and have no authority. Read Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder and Blitzen. These Old Reindeer had direct mystical contact with the fattened Clause.
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