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new chess sets, clock, a new phone, and some cash for my may trip to washington DC.
Oh, I know another thing: I want Santa Claus arrested!
The supposed "Santa" commited many crimes:
1. Slavery: Santa has loads of elves held as slaves.
2. Invasion of privacy: Santa claims to "See you when your sleeping and know when you are awake"
3. Breaking and entering: Santa DOES NOT have a warrant to search your house(for the Christmas tree)
4. Illegal parking: Santa illegally parks on peoples roofs.
5. Animal Abuse: Santa makes reindeer travel millions of miles and as he goes, he whips them.
Another law he breaks is a law of physics, going faster than the speed of light.
4. Illegally parking: Santa illegally parks on peoples roofs.
I would like a Glock 19 with extra magazines. Then perhaps a Marlin 336C, and the Colt 1917 revolver my dad has yet to pass down to me.
And Santa probably has high cholesterol and bad breath, but heck, the kids seem to like him!
a new movie on dvd where Al Pacino and Robert De Niro are two warring Gangster Dons fighting each other out .with guest appearances of the "expendables" cast including Steven Seagal and Andrssn Silva.
at 51 ill say i will like to finally have true love , thats all , thanks.
"Love moves..in mysterious ways..." sung by Nina
good tidings and a chess set...
8 maids a-milking
5 golden rings........thanks rooperi for that lead in :)
Something hard, like caring friends... Or people for me to chat with frequently...
And, his sliegh can FLY.0_0
5 golden Kings.
Make your teeth golden, and you can rap!
Nothing. Santa doesn't exist :-P
the mythology surrounding christmas such as santa claus, elves and flying reindeer can be traced back to siberian shaman and their use of the amanita muscaria mushroom.
here is a picture of the mushroom
It all begins with a mushroom. Yes. A mushroom. Did you expect it to begin with something man made? Then you’re not thinking far back enough. Humanity’s first interactions were with earthly things.
The name of the mushroom is Amanita muscaria, also called Fly Agaric. Muscaria is a psychotropic, causing visions and altered states. It is also toxic, and must be handled in a particular manner so as to get the psychedelic effects without the toxic ones. You may have heard of the word “shaman”, which is a word from the Tungus-speaking people of Siberia, to connote a religious specialist.(1) The Tungusic are Russian indigenous people who live in the arctic circle (north pole) and they are reindeer herders. A shaman dealt with the mushrooms, as both a safety practice and as part of the spirituality of the people.
The shaman would collect the mushrooms in a bag and deliver them to families, who would then often hang them in socks around the fireplace to dry – the mushrooms would be ready to share their revelatory gifts in the morning of the solstice.
Amanita Muscaria grows only beneath a Christmas tree (coniferous/pine tree) in a symbiotic, non-parasitic relationship with the roots of the tree. (6) It used to be thought to be the fruit of the tree.
And what about Santa's outfit and Christmas tree ornaments?
To this day Siberian shamans dress in ceremonial red and white fur-trimmed jackets to gather the magic mushrooms. First they pick and place the mushrooms to partially dry on nearby pine boughs which prepares them for ingestion and makes the load lighter. This is why we decorate our Christmas trees with ornaments and bulbs, because the gatherers would always adorn trees with drying mushrooms.
And of course, the final touch is how the shaman would enter homes to distribute the "gifts":
The tradition of the Shaman,[...], was to go into the forests and collect these shrooms that grow under pine trees or evergreen trees. The Shaman would collect enough for the entire tribe and then go to each of the houses,sometimes due to heavy snow the doors would be snowed in and the Shaman would have to enter through the smoke hole in the roof!
And then there's the flying reindeer. How did they fly? Mushrooms of course.
Couldn't you just link to the page you copy and pasted that from?
I did both. so sorry.
I want a hot cup of Musshroom soup for Xmas.
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