"Much older than 6000 years"
"Domozid and Inanna were just one of the recurring manifestations of the archetype," she explained.
Noticing the alarmed expression on the interviewer's face, she clarified:
"Look, Christmas Inc is not and has never been a religious organization. We neither condone nor condemn religion. Whatever metaphysical beliefs each of the family holds, remain private." "Our deepest convictions are expressed in our actions",
"And those bespeak thrift, hard work and a fat profit margin. Recently, we've been forced into a fourth",
she cackled mischievously,
"that of peace keeper and enforcer of international law, if only on Christmas Eve".
She went on:
"Well, of course Santa or Father or whatever you want to call him, is an ancient archetype. He's there in the ancient rock art of Europe.