Meet Michael John T. Go of Philippine Christian Gospel School. I sat as one of the panelists of the school’s Literary Criticism Workshop where Michael presented his review of the television series, Game of Thrones. He noted that the show tackled the social hierarchy and the oppression of the people. In his conclusion, he believes that George R.R. Martin is a leftist and supports the destruction of the capitalist system. This made me want to start watching the series.
“I am not going to stop the wheel. I am going to break the wheel.”
Games of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, one of the most viewed television series, had a humble beginning as a novel in the mid-90s entitled A Game of Thrones. This book is, by far, the greatest accomplishment of George R.R. Martin. This book revolves around a social hierarchy in which every royal strives to take the Iron Throne. In the theory of Marxism, social classes cease to exist and there is one common class for all. Marxism does not have multiple bourgeois nor does it simply have proletariats; there is simply equality and one sole leading figure, and that is the undoing of A Game of Thrones. Continue reading “Review – A Game of Thrones: Communist Propaganda”