Today's Christmas is no longer a celebration of Christ and happiness, but is a celebration of a now fake, commercialized, overweight Santa Claus. The idea of eating yet another turkey dinner while watching a forgettable Disney movie on television brings tears of pain, not joy, to one's eyes. The main virtues of the holidays have gone from an idealistic white wonderland, to a migraine-causing festival of greed.
The Christmas of the past was once a
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Disney, and Hollywood. Toys, money, and media may have replaced the old virtues of happiness, joy, and love, but as long as even one child is happy, the spirit still lives on. Hope may arise for another savior to come, someone who embodies the ideals of the season. The future of Christmas may look bleak, however someday society may sweep aside the pile of past years' presents and find the true meaning of the holidays.