Mythologies run in cycles. We may be in the middle of a massive paradigm shift in the myths which point to our deepest meaning and identity in the cosmos.
Scrooge is a metaphor of the egoic mind, dismissing mystical experience as pathological.
Some have argued, including myself, that the ancient prophets wrote symbolically, metaphorically, and not literally. But is that really the case?
I don't think so. But I think it is deeply, absolutely, universally Real. Let me explain.