Lurking in the back of my mind right now is the knowledge that these stories are part of a culture and religion that’s been co-opted by racists. Christianity is still the primary religion of white nationalists, but Viking mythology is playing an increasingly prominent role in supremacy movements, much to the distress of nonracist modern worshipers of those deities.
Uh oh. The author links to a six year old article showing that white supremacists have a hankering for Odinism, the pagan religion of Norse mythology. So should we ban the show now, or just curl into fetal position and cry for the takeover of our favorite historical drama? – READ MORE