Censorship In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Censorship As censorship has become widespread throughout the world, people are not only losing their ability to question such censorship, but also to debate and have their own opinions. Since these restrictions are so common nowadays, many just decide to just live with the fact that books will be challenged. At the local level, books are even being banned by schools and public libraries due to complaints by parents of the children who attend these schools and libraries. In the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, books are censored and leads the people to a state of dystopia. “It didn't come from the Government down. There was no dictum, no declaration, no censorship, to start with, no! Technology, mass exploitation, and minority pressure carried the trick, thank God. Today, thanks to them, you can …show more content…

These contexts have been as diverse as a systematically motivated government trying to control a society to the banning of a book in a local community. Ray bradbury imagined a democratic society whose different population rebelled against books. He imagined not just political rights, but a society so discrete that all groups were minorities. It was essential that all human thoughts become like nincompoops. First they shortened the books, removing more and more offending passages until all that was left were footnotes. After people stopped reading on their own, the state operated firemen to burn books. Once they gave away their authorization to the state, the state did not give it back. Political truth has been taken to the utmost by the people in power of America. The simple textbooks used to educate the children have had all disturbing facts removed. History had been revised to satisfy those of the first-class. The truth is insignificant when a minority group is offended. Bradbury was intelligent in his ability to see the future degration of those who sought

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