Government Censorship In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

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In Fahrenheit 451, the novel censorship is an integral part of the novel. The firemen burn the books, and potentially your home if books were found inside. They do not believe in getting an education. The only education that the people receive is the one that the government provides for them. In Fahrenheit 451, the books are such a big deal, if a person manages to get caught with one then the person risks being killed. In history, there has been evidence that government interferes with civilian lives. Government interference is an issue that people have had to endure since the beginning of time.
In Fahrenheit 451, there is government interference in literature. The citizens were not allowed to have any forms of literature, if they were caught …show more content…

In the novel, it talked about government interference, “Perhaps the great broadcasting stations which their beams of color and light and talk and chatter went first into oblivion” (Bradbury 159). They only show what they want people to know, not what is actually going on. ObamaCare is an issue that has happened in history, “In this case, allowing the government to negotiate the price of medicines would not only decrease the quality of drugs that make it to the market, but it would also make it difficult for the U.S. to maintain its competitive edge” (The Hills). The government is in charge of negotiating prices along the market for medicine. They are in charge of many things. Obama care is a potential solution that will help repair the nation’s health care …show more content…

“ But who has the ever torn himself from the claw that encloses you when you drop a seed in a TV parlor?” (Bradbury 84). Tv has been a big role in society since the late 1920’s. “Why should we oppose censorship when scenes of murder and mayhem dominate the TV screen.” (Aclu). Now there are many forms of entertainment. Types of entertainment are music, shows, performances. In Fahrenheit 451 they do not have a lot of entertainment in their lives, but now there are so many different types of entertainment. In Fahrenheit 451, they do not have any internet. That is why the citizens read books, since they have no internet. The government does not want the citizens to read or to have any knowledge. Other than what they want them to know. The only knowledge that they receive is the one that the government gives them. As of 2016, “Promoting local government ownership of broadband Internet networks has become one of the bureaucracy’s aims under FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler” (Washington Times). The government is able to check any phone or electronic device at

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