YouTube Selection: Nerdwriter’s Game Of Thrones: Why Dragons Halt Progress

Game of Thrones  is one of those cultural milestones that keeps fans coming back for more week after week.

YouTube personality Nerdwriter wonders why it’s stuck in a moment of evolutionary stagnation.

See, what Nerdwriter wonders is why Westeros, and the rest of that world, seems to be stuck at a certain level of development.  He has an interesting theory on the subject involving economics and political progress that has little if anything to do with concrete numbers.  Here’s what he has to say, in a video that’s a little over a year old, drawing parallels with real world European history and what happens on the show:


Is that too serious?  Let’s see College Humor’s take on what we wish Game of Thrones did instead.


And the sequel:

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