A skald is given an agile tongue, to sing stories for the entertainment and education of all, this you know.
A skald is also given ears, to listen, or where will the stories come from?
When a person raises their voice to speak of their experiences, you have three choices:
Argue, and gain nothing.
Leave, and lose nothing.
Listen, and learn much.
Choose wisely. You are never the only one who learns from your choices.