“Everyone knows that Loki is the bringer of discord, that his followers are all damaged people who disrupt the community”
You know, as we grow up, we all hear and accept certain truths from our community, and that is fine. What is not fine is when we never question how far the “truth” we accept differs from the experiences we have, and the people we actually know.
“We are our deeds”
This is another of those truths we all accept, and if this latter one is true, then I am the bearer of bad news, the harbinger of woeful tidings. Loki’s kids have earned an esteem far higher in our eyes by their deeds than we have ever allowed them, and we are DEEPLY shamed by our conduct towards them in return.
I have heard “Loki killed Baldur” as the trump card about as often as “Jews killed Jesus” and…
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