Fahrenheit 451 Technology Quotes

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Social platforms are the masks of today’s society, therefore, individuals are becoming more complacent to their feelings and relationships they have with others. Having social media at our fingertips via cell phones allows a mask of false happiness. Adolescents use the social platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to hide what they really feel. In the book, Fahrenheit 451 written by Ray Bradbury gave us insight on a society that shies away from uniqueness and deep thought. Today the American culture is too afraid to step out of their comfort zone and really accept what life has to offer. When topics get uncomfortable individuals do not say anything until it is too late. In today’s world, people are often camouflaging how they feel …show more content…

The quote, "Nobody listens anymore. I can't talk to the walls because they're yelling at me. I can't talk to my wife; she listens to the walls. I just want someone to hear what I have to say. And maybe if I talk long enough, it'll make sense. And I want you to teach me to understand what I read." (Bradbury 82). This quote connects to our society because people are unable to have relationships because they are too involved with the technology. In our society, people are so obsessed with their cell phones that it is becoming a part of them. That people can not put their cell phones down to have conversations with people. Instead, they will use their phones to communicate because it's easier and it's at their fingertips. The consequences are becoming more and more noticeable today. As our technology has advanced our ability to have relationships have decreased. This is caused by the alarming amount of dating apps and messengers apps our phone allows them to use. Instead of going out into to real world to find someone we can do it a click of a button. Instead of getting together with a loved one to talk to, you can do it over messenger. America now has an alarming rate of marriages that are failing to stay strong because couples are so attached to their phones they’re unable to talk. Adultery is now

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