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If the white walkers = effects of climate change, then are dragons = capitalism/industrialization/consumerism?

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If we think of the white walkers as a metaphor for the effects of climate change and we think that perhaps the rise of the dragons led to the rise of the white walkers and their army, then perhaps the 3 dragons are capitalism, industrialization, and consumerism. Or just one of those or something similar.  And if this is the extension of the metaphor, then that leads to more problematic applications when it comes to Daenerys freeing people in Essos.  But it leads to some interesting questions concerning the weapon that Qyburn is building.  Because the dragons don't necessarily need to be used to do damage / cause harm. They could be used in turning some of that damage around if they destroy the white walkers and their army.  But if Cersei/Qyburn/House Lannister use the weapon to kill the dragons before using them for good but after causing harm, isn't this what we see in our world now?  That the wealthy and powerful use their wealth and power to make conditions worse for people and potentially destroy whole areas of the world?  It also raises interesting questions about the birth of the dragons.  Is that meant to feel inevitable even though maybe it wasn't?  What are your thoughts on what the dragons represent? 

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I personally think the dragons symbolize a rebirth of magic in the GOT world, where magic has been lost for a long time. The failed blood magic that Mirri Maz Dur carried out never failed it swapped the life of her unborn child to give life to the 3 dragon eggs, really signifying they were her children. Khal Drogo was always doomed.

Your post requires much speculation, I get the idea of what you are saying but Cersei will not listen to the fact the WW's and the AoD are a threat to her. She will want the WW and the AoD to destroy her enemies. So the only people that will use the dragons for good are Daenerys and Jon. 

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