Compare And Contrast A Sound Of Thunder And The Veldt

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Stephen Hawking believes, “The development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race.” Technology is like a drug, people become addicted and can't go without it. A study has shown that at least 84% of worldwide phone users say they couldn’t go a single day without their mobile device in their hand. And that 26% of car accidents are caused by phone usage. In brief, technology can destroy human. The similar theme between “The Veldt” and “A Sound of Thunder” are pronounced, and they deserve thorough scrutiny. To begin, the theme of "The Veldt” is striking, and merit meticulous investigation. The theme of “The Veldt” is technology make life too easy so people become lazy. The laziness were started by the parents when they bought this house. Mr. Hadley said, “But I thought that’s why we bought this house, so we wouldn’t have to do anything?” (Bradbury 3). They bought this house so they could sit around, let the house do everything for them and not have to lift a finger. Eventually, the house becomes so important to the children that when the parents attempted to turn every machine off, the Children became very upset. Peter said, “That sounds dreadful! Would I have to tie my own shoes instead of letting the shoe tier to do it? And brush my own teeth and comb my hair and give myself a…show more content…
The theme of “A Sound of Thunder” is people rely on technology too much. For example, Ray Bradbury wrote, “Turn around. Hide in the machine.” (6) when Eckels are scared of the dinosaur and want rely on the time machine to leave. After Eckles realise that he changed the future he asks "Can't we," he pleaded to the world, to himself, to the officials, to the Machine, "can't we take it back, can't we make it alive again? Can't we start over?" (Bradbury 10). In summary, Eckles depend on the machine to save
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