Beatty Justified In Fahrenheit 451

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n. In the book, Fahrenheit 451 written by Ray Bradbury, there was evidence that Beatty was persuading and terrorizing his fellow firemen and society because of the power in his hands. Although, He was educated by reading books, Beatty was not justified for hiding the truth about censorship because he kept society from thinking, used his power for evil instead for good and sent fear throughout society. He is just as guilty as Montag because he to read books. As well as, hid information that was very valid to the knowledge of the people of the society. There is little evidence for the fact that Beatty hid the truth about censorship in hiding books, but with what evidence is relevant, Beatty will be proven guilty for his obstruct actions. Now, the…show more content…
TV shows weren’t long and cars were being driven out of control while no consequences were being thought of. The government didn’t know how they were being played by the powerful Beatty. He not only had men at his fingertips to burn down houses to diffuse fear from books, but he had control over the government as well. People in this society were constantly busy with racing cars down roads and not even thinking about the consequences of their actions until it was too late. Beatty brainwashed the society to believe that books were evil and can only corrupt their society. “Burn the book. Serenity, Montag. Peace, Montag. Take your fight outside. Better yet, into the incinerator. Funerals are unhappy and pagan? Eliminate them, too.”... “Forget them. Burn all, burn everything. Fire is bright and fire is clean.” (Bradbury 57) The captain spread fear just after anyone wanted or even tried for change. At times people would learn how immoral society is, but there was never enough of them to overthrow Beatty. An older lady committed suicide with her house and books, but just wasn’t strong enough
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