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A Game of Thrones, Racism, and Ignorance

13 Jun

Air Of Torris

Or, Egregious Use Of The Word “Authority” by S.R. Torris

I have heard the praise and rabid fanaticism associated with HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” and, yes, I’ve been told, “I can’t believe you don’t watch it?” and “You have to watch it!” a dozen times. Why not let myself be taken away by a great fantasy story? I’d done it before with the “Harry Potter” series and “The Lord of The Rings” trilogy; this could be another world added to the many I visit during those times when the journey of this world becomes less than hospitable.

So I watched an 18:31 long critique on YouTube (as seen above) posted by a guy who calls himself, “theblackauth0rity”. I clicked “play” and listened to some compelling points, which quelled my curiosity regarding the show. I’d concluded, perhaps it’s best to go to the original source material, the books.

If only I…

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Posted by on June 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

2 responses to “A Game of Thrones, Racism, and Ignorance

  1. Jesusland

    June 13, 2013 at 11:16 pm

    Africans have been bought and sold into slavery for thousands of years by just about every other race and civilization on Earth, particularly the Arabs. How freaking weird would it be to portray a slave army as white or Asian, or Hindu or Eskimo. It would totally take the viewer out of the movie. That’s why blacks are going to be portrayed as slaves, because that’s what we expect to see based on human history.

     
    • teemtwo

      June 16, 2013 at 4:10 pm

      That directly contradicts white conservatives who claim that whites were slaves too and every race on the planet has been the slave & enslaver…ijs

       

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