Essay On Dystopian Society In Fahrenheit 451

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We live in a utopian society but unfortunately people tend to think in a dystopian way. Rather than being thankful for what they have by accepting and enjoying what’s around them, people are starting to become antisocial and harbor less sympathy for those who are not close to them. On one hand a dystopian society is a place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, it is usually due to the governments way of rule or the environment they are surrounded with. On the other hand a utopian society is a place or state of things in which everything is perfect. This issue is present in Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451”, he centers his story around a dystopian society that is ruled by technology and fears any kind of behavior that indicates…show more content…
It is an impetuous force, which changes through time adapting and progressing swiftly with no delay. A force not to be reckoned with for what we at some point thought to be impossible becomes possible in a short period of time. Technology is created by the genius to make life easier but that only leads to us humans becoming lazier; from chores to work technology can do it all. This leaves our society with nothing to do but immerse themselves in gadgets and other electrical appliances that consume our time with nonsense, creating a zombie like feel to our existence due to the increase in anti-socialism, society has fallen into the hands of what consumes their time and that might someday lead to our demise. Why do we allow ourselves to become so entrapped by technology that we start to severe the ties between us and those around us, why watch television when we could be discovering new things and interacting with people, why do we create walls to confine ourselves within. This aspect is clearly shown in Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, which depicts a dystopian society by being in some way controlled and led by technology and abandoning all human sense and qualities such as love and connection. A tragic outcome of what might truly be our near
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