Examples Of Dystopia In Fahrenheit 451

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“Our civilization is flinging itself to pieces. Stand back from the centrifuge.” said Faber from Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 (page 90). The book is about a dystopian society in which books are illegal and all are burnt. The recent global terrorist attacks bring our society closer and closer to the dystopia of Fahrenheit 451. Furthermore, the majority of people that do have access to books don't bother to read them. At least in our modern-day society, citizens have rights and reading is legal. Unfortunately there are more similarities than differences between the dystopian world of Fahrenheit 451 and our modern-day society. For example, both societies attempt to destroy ideas. But when it comes to the way ideas are destroyed, our society
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