|Reviews for Flawed Premise|
| Silverdragonstar chapter 1 . 7/9
I loved this! I always figured the adults in these specials had some sort of retro amnesia. As children they would have received presents, yet none now believe in Santa. Some could pass it off as something the parent made up, but all? I like your explanation better!
| Kwizzic chapter 1 . 1/8/2014
I think I love you, in a very platonic reviewerly sort of way.
| HelenaHermione chapter 1 . 11/2/2013
This is very funny!
| KingKillerq chapter 1 . 6/7/2013
Oh God, Cracked and Sherlock agreeing on something, you have made my day with this.
Note to self: Find that article, the heck, how could I have missed something like that!
| FashionablyHospitable chapter 1 . 4/23/2013
CRACKED DOT COM YAY!
| Neil chapter 1 . 4/21/2013
Oh dear, I loved this XD
John is adorable - which means he's in character. And Sherlock is rationalizing thigs that aren't supposed to be rationalised. So he' s IC too XD
...you know, when i realized Santa was actually my parents leaving me presents, I started to think exactly like sherlock - why wouldn't parents in xmas specials be concerned about presents popping out of the blue? And the toothfairy! Someone who got close enough to take the tooth from under your pillow means your kid is not safe! :P I'm not sure wether that makes me as smart as Sherlock or just equally deranged XD
| RainWillMakeTheFlowersGrow chapter 1 . 4/2/2013
Oh my gosh. Oh...oh my gosh.
FAVORITE BUTTON CLICKING TIME!
| Ink Stained Quill chapter 1 . 1/1/2013
Oh god this was hysterical! :)
It's funny but I was asking myself the same questions when I was watching Christmas specials this year haha:)
| Guest chapter 1 . 12/27/2012
Oh my God.
"But they, unlike you, are not actually real so what they do and do not think about really shouldn't be occupying so much of your time," John insisted.
And that pretty much made my brain steam, break, and crack like the raw egg you thought was an Easter Egg. Oops.
| Rumour of an Alchemist chapter 1 . 12/26/2012
Thank-you very much for this piece of 'Sherlock' pedantry.
| Dlvvanzor chapter 1 . 12/26/2012
You make me very happy. XD
| Pyro-Neko-Isis chapter 1 . 12/26/2012
| Reader-anonymous-writer chapter 1 . 12/24/2012
"If there were a Santa Claus," Sherlock said, his voice dripping with disdain, "then my brother would have not only been aware of this but have personally met the man."
"One missed Christmas after years and years of Santa faithfully proving presents and suddenly no one believes." "Well, can you blame them for being disappointed?" John asked. "Disappointed?" Sherlock repeated. "No, of course not. But stupid? Absolutely." John gave a long-suffering sigh. "How does this make them stupid?" "If Santa Claus does not exist then their parents must have been the ones providing presents all these years," Sherlock said reasonably. "And quite a few presents, too, if they really notice that one year he didn't provide any. And if their parents were the ones providing all of the presents then it would make no sense for one year nobody's parents to give them any presents with no explanation. So, really, the most likely scenario is that some evil force was interfering with Santa." He paused. "Or at least that Santa died or something. How old is he again?"
"If I wasn't sure, if not believing could cost me presents then why would I want to risk it?" "Because you wouldn't think that you were risking it because you would think that there would be no Santa,"
Walter's argument: I believe in God, because it brings no harm if God doesn't exist, and brings positive results if God does exist.
I disagree with Walter because belief on God can easily make people careless, reckless, to the point of destroying the world, or force people into following certain rules, supporting certain prejudices, which are not compassionate.
I might believe in Santa Claus but for two reasons. First, this belief would allow strange presents - possibly a bomb or another weapon - to make their way into the heart of my castle, to hurt the children. Second, this belief reinforces the image of somebody intruding into my life to check my behaviour, my kindness, my niceness - and I do not wish to be submitted to such kind of moral control.
Thank you. Good day, good night, and good luck. Say 'Hello' to Chance Gardener from "Being There".
| Jesse DaClean chapter 1 . 12/24/2012
OMG lol... Though, I always thought that it was some kind of magic that made the parents think they bought santa's gifts, put out the Easter bunny's eggs, and replace the children's teeth with the tooth fairy's quarters. It's kind of like the mist in Percy jackson
| Sage of wind Dragons chapter 1 . 12/23/2012
santa having magic to THINK that they did the presents and all when actually they DIDDNt or assuming that a relative sent soemthing and that it was a nice thing but that they dont bring it up when they meet them cause ts not THAT important to the parents.
I was actually watching a christmas story once where Snta gets put on trial for competencu and the existince of santa claus gets called into question and they proved it that the mail service who CANT deystroy letters have to actually send it to people so send it to santa claus in court and as such proved his existince.
It made me wonder what they actually DO with all the santa claus letters kid send.
makes ya think you know?