Re: Good Tricksters, Hare?
On 17/01/2008, Andrew Solovay <asolovay_at_0ocgzGbIXEGBpF59OFmausoI5uPKJmMf57kSxh8paEuMHnZ8bE4e-duxJzAPE6z1kGZtDvhmvcGysjt85B_1.yahoo.invalid> wrote:
> Well, I don't think Hermes *is* a capital-T trickster. He's a god with
> tricksterish elements, but so is Orlanth. Prankster, maybe, especially in
> his youth, but not Trickster.
Agreed, I think there is a bit of terminological confusion here -
there are immortals that play tricks, and there are immortals whose
core mythic role is to be a Trickster.
"Nothing is more beautiful than to know the All."
- Athanasius Kircher, 'The Great Art of Knowledge'.
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