Originally Posted by Schabesbert
Not until you expand on how they are "similar" and in what ways that would necessarily imply a connection.
Both are commemorations of deities, both involve gift giving, both involve singing in the streets, both involve feasting. The parallels aren't exactly controversial.
"Pain, or damage, don't end the world. Or despair. Or beatin's. The world ends when you're dead. Until then, you've got more punishment in store. Stand it like a man, and give some back."