Modern America along with the world, is becoming increasingly more accepting of diversity; meaning more of us are freely expressing ourselves. There will always be conflict about beliefs and feelings towards one another. Most people keep their own beliefs to themselves, then there is the type of individuals that feel they must put their beliefs into action and hurt others or destroy things to get their point across. Those actions performed by that type of person are called hate crimes. Hate crimes have significantly increased over the past few years and are getting worse each day.
This aspects show how everyday people are dominated, pressured and influenced by society yearning to be modernized. However, "'Everything is permissible for me'--but not everything is beneficial." (1 Cor. 6:12) Maybe people enjoy being on trend, but that does not mean it makes any good for them worst if they have an obsession of spending and accumulating
Social lives and interaction in Fahrenheit 451 are also somewhat different than our world. In their world, people don’t usually interact, and they have parlor ‘families’ on TV screens. Any relationship someone does have is usually fake, shallow, and distant. In the book, Millie interacts with her neighbors, but all they do is watch the parlor TV’s. When Montag unplugs the parlor, the women can’t seem to have a meaningful conversion, and repeat the same sentences to each other.
They have no regard for human life. People without individuality are part of a group and are the same as everyone else. People without true happiness live a life no one in the 2016 society would want to live. When Jonas learns about love, he thinks, “‘Love.’ It was a word and concept new to him. .
In today’s current culture, we live in a world where technology is present in almost every aspect of life. Most people can’t survive a day without their phone and teens commit suicide because they are being cyberbullied online. In Ray Bradbury 's “Fahrenheit 451” (1953) the main character (Montag’s) wife Mildred spends her days staring at television screens which are projected on the walls called “parlor walls”. The walls speak to her, Mildred and her friends believe they are living in a fake reality caused by the television and media. People in this dystopian society are completely dependent upon technology to live a happy life.
In the novel by Ray Bradbury he uses conflict to illustrate humanity and technology. One of the main characters is named Mildred. She watches television all day at a television parlor all day. She is addicted to three walls screens. She is a big snitch.
All they need is more people, which also results in more votes. This brings up the question if party discipline should be allowed Party discipline increases the number of a particular vote and the chances of the vote to take apart. With a lack of party discipline, it seriously weakens the party and they
In Ray Bradbury's story Fahrenheit 451 it talks about a fireman named Guy Montag that lives in a futuristic city. In Montag’s world firemen would start fires rather than putting them out. The people in this society did not read books instead they were always inside their house, did not think independently, and were always in front of a wall-sized television screen. Montag discovered a teenage girl named Clarisse who seemed very peculiar to Montag because she always thought of the most random things that no one would think of. In other words, she didn't act like everybody else.
Everyone would want to live according to the way that he or she sees fit which would most likely put the lives of other persons in danger. It is for this reason that religion is considered an even more powerful form of society control than even the government. Religion performs a bigger role than the government in that it makes people fearful of living contrary to the religious values provided since they know that the punishment that this attracts is even bigger than perhaps what the government may do in terms of punishment. Although religions such as Islam, Hindu and Christianity are well recognized and appreciated world wide as forms of religion, there are other religions that are not as well appreciated and recognized. It is mainly because people do not feel that these religions satisfy certain aspects that are common with most religions.
If everyone was made equal how is it fair to others? In the story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurk Vonnegut Jr, The year is 2018, people are completely equal, and they are the same in every way possible. There are people in the society being handicapped to be made the same as the other people in the society. The people who aren’t handicapped are the people who have “perfect” intelligence, strength, and beauty, which means that they aren’t that big of a threat. The superiors(intellectual people) are a bigger threat to the society, the so called “perfect” citizens are not a threat because they can’t process their own thoughts very well.