Being Reliant On Technology In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

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(AGG) Being reliant on technology will cause you to become introverted. (BS-1) Dependency on technology separates you from society and diverts you from learning.(BS-2) People in the society misunderstand the true meaning of emotion because technology was taking over their lives. (BS-3) The real world experiences have shown that life is more than Technology, it is experiencing nature. (TS) In Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury’s overall message is when people have an obsession with technology they separate themselves from the real world.

(MIP-1) Technology keeps you separated from the real world, preventing you from opening your mind to learning. (SIP-A) With their obsession of technology the people have forgotten about books and ideas that leads to learning. (STEWE-1) Montag is so furious with Mildred and her thoughts about books. She does not understand the meaning and knowledge they hold. She just wants to sit with her mindless friends and have total disregard with books and society. ”Is it true, the world works hard and we play? Is that why we 're hated so much”(Bradbury 70). The mindless friends, Mrs. Bowles and Mrs.Phelps are like clones of Millie. They are only interested in their television families The dangers of war are no concern to them, even though their husbands have been called out in the line of duty. When Montag started reading “Dover Beach” to them, their responses to the short read are almost sneaky with upturned smiles. These ladies trying to show emotion
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