We Lie To Whole Generations Of Kids About Santa, And That's Fine
The Santa Claus myth doesn't appear to do any harm — and it can actually help kids with their critical thinking skills.By Evan Thomas | December 1, 2016
You might want to make sure your kids aren't listening in on this story — we're about to discuss some uncomfortable truths about Santa Claus.
Between the stories, songs and movies, there's more than a century of cultural weight behind the guy who lives at the North Pole. He even has his own government conspiracy: NORAD's tongue-in-cheek Santa-tracking campaign dates back to the 1950s. And it's all to lie to children.