Similarities Between 2081 And Fahrenheit 451

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“Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until they have rebelled they will not become conscious” (Orwell 84). This quote is From the book 1984 by George Orwell and it talking about how dystopian society is kept together and why they citizens don’t rebel. They are many differences and similarities between literature versions dystopian society and modern day society such as, books in Fahrenheit 451, individual rights 2081, and law enforcement in Tom Clancy’s: The Division: Collapse of New York.

A similarity between modern society and Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is that books exist. In Fahrenheit 451 you read that Montag has a copy of the bible which is one of the most well known books today in modern world. However the difference
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In 2081 the public has the right not to be offended and to feel equal to everyone. This is proven by the quote ,” We weren’t only equal before God and the law you see; they were equal every which way. Nobody was smarter than anyone else. Nobody was better-looking than anyone else. Nobody was stronger or quicker than anybody else…” (Tupper 1). The reason citizens have individual rights in modern society is so they don’t have to be the same and they can be used by everyone. The reason citizens have individual rights in 2081 is to serve the bottom one percent of them who aren’t smart and who aren’t able to do much. Individual right in today 's society are as said before in this paragraph, they are so citizen are different and so they can’t be control. Take the first amendment for example “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances” (Constitute 1, from U.S. Constitution). The reason modern american pulic have freedom of speech in that if someone opinion is different then they won’t be punished for it. While the whole point of the rights…show more content…
“The only thing keeping it from title savagery is the Division…”(Irvin 14). This quote is talking about a deadly disease has broken out in New York, the government has quarantined New York City and is suppressing the chaos using the task force known as the Division. This shows different law enforcement because the government is enforcing the law instead of the police. This is different from today 's society were it is the police who try to control and stop crime. An example of evidence for this is” Police officers are employees of a law enforcement agency in their country, region, or city. Often called policemen, police women, or constables, police officers swear an oath to protect and serve the citizens they represent” (Sokanu 1). That is how modern society society is different. The government is enforcing the law instead of a police department.

In conclusion, modern american society has some similarities and differences in literary versions of dystopian society, such as, the importance of reading, individual rights, and law enforcement. The one thing these all have in common is that they all grant fewer restrictions on how much the government can do. All of these things are to stop the public from Questioning what the government is doing. Any person would say they wouldn’t like to live in a dystopian world, but as of now, the
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