Government Censorship In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Governments do not have the right to censor materials from the public. People should have the right to decide for themselves what they want to be subject to. People need to decide for themselves, this means they should have the right to read, write, or search what they want to. Humans are curious creatures, and no human has the right to take knowledge from another human. In China, the government does not let its people think for themselves, people are not allowed to read, or search on the internet any material that might suggest them to think for themselves. In Fahrenheit 451, written by Ray Bradbury, the government censored books out of the public, any book found was burned by the firemen. The only influence on people was that of radios and televisions, this led the majority of people to not think for themselves. People need the ideas for themselves even if it bothers them, it makes people think. Without books, people don’t think, and we become no better than a fish, just swimming down the river, going with the flow; instead, of being human, fighting the power and thinking for ourselves. In Fahrenheit 451, Montag, the main character, states “We need not to be …show more content…

While in the developing stages of life children should not be exposed to things like violence, racism, sexism, porn, and inappropriate language. In a “Kids USA Survey,” Scholastic Magazine, children took an essay to see what they thought should be censored in their life, 53.1% of children in the United States voted that censorship protects them from content inappropriate for them. 6,000 votes both girls and boys voted that some censorship was needed. Parents should be responsible for censoring what their children see. Schools should also block any content they would see dangerous. Children need to be supervised and cared for to make sure they don’t expose themselves to something bad, children need to be censored. Adults need the right to choose for

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