G. B. S. Proves Himself an Incorrigible Idealist
George Bernard Shaw presented to the world, with the season's greetings, three gifts—a play, a speech, a remark.
The remark he sent through Collier's Weekly in response to a typically American request for his views on Santa Claus. The remark was: "Santa Claus be bio wed!—(signed) G. Bernard Shaw, Adelphi Terrace, London."
The speech, copies of which are disseminated by the Fabian Society of London, discussed the question: "Is Civilization Desirable?" Shaw answered that whether or not it is desirable it...