This time of year inevitably inspires thoughts of things spiritual or theological.
A question Christianity fails to answer is "Why an infinite universe?"
Star Trek and to a lesser extent, Star Wars, have touched on the subject.
My pondering of the issue has brought me to the conclusion that Santa is the answer.
It was inevitable that it would be discovered that he doesn't reside at the North Pole.
So, any thinking person would naturally conclude that he obviously lives on another planet, somewhere out there. A fine planet indeed with happy industrious little people, flying hoofed beasts and spectacular sugar cookies.
Where do you think all of those little folks in The Wizard of Oz came from?
Time to wake up folks.
Happy Holidays and an Empirically Bountiful New Year!