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Where do dragons come from? The psychology of myth, popularity, and obsession

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Ever wondered why dragons have reigned supreme through fantasy, pop culture, and myth alike? With these winged reptiles are prevalent across our many cultures, from books and television – think Game of Thrones – to ancient mythology.  Here we take a look at how they flew to the top. 

Hi, I’m James, and I have a confession to make: I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan. So it’s no surprise that I’m here writing a blog about dragons and their incredible popularity across time and culture.

I’m not the only one who’s interested in this pop culture frenzy. Dean Burnett recently beat me to it by writing about our affection for dragons and what the cause of it may be …

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