Friday, December 12, 2014

Fact of the Day: Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol not only as a good story, but as a way to revive the "spirit" of Christmas. It apparently helped Christmas become more focused on compassion, goodwill, and family. 

19 comments:

  1. it obviously didn't help for a long time....

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  2. When I was young and had lots of time on my hands, I used to read this little novella every Christmas Eve. Great story!

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  3. I loved reading that as a child, I wonder if that is why I think I am compassionate?

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  4. The old stories and customs of Christmas are the best to me.

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  5. He was a smart and talented man.

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  6. I love this story Adam and love Charles Dickens!!

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  7. It does take the focus away from gift giving.

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  8. That's a beautiful reason to write the story!

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  9. I like Charles Dickens and every story he wrote:)

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  10. There must tons of movie and cartoon versions.

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  12. And that's what it's all about. A great fact Adam, thank you!

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  13. I always loved this story! Have a happy weekend, Adam!

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