Tuesday, December 25, 2007

In Defense of Scrooge

One of the most popular tales at this time of year is Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol. And each year we get to boo mean old Ebeneezer Scrooge....right? Well, maybe he has some good points after all, if you set aside his questionable persona! Check out this article:

It's Christmas again, time to celebrate the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge. You know the ritual: boo the curmudgeon initially encountered in Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, then cheer the sweetie pie he becomes in the end. It's too bad no one notices that the curmudgeon had a point—quite a few points, in fact.

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