Kickass and yes, virginia

Kickass, the doorstop dog, assists the keeper in taking a few liberties with the 1897 “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” editorial from the New York Sun:

“Some of my little friends say there is no such thing as truth.  Please tell me, is there truth?”

“Your little friends are wrong, Virginia. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age and by the Fox TV network and liars in high places.  They think that nothing can be that is not comprehensible by their little minds.  All minds, Virginia, whether they be men’s or children’s, are little.  In this great universe of ours man is a mere insect, an ant, in his intellect, as compared with the boundless world about him, as measured by the intelligence capable of grasping the whole of truth and knowledge.

“Yes, Virginia, there is a truth.  It exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy.

“No Truth! Thank God, it lives.


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