How Does Fahrenheit 451 Affect The Future Of Technology

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Ray Bradbury’s book Fahrenheit 451, catches the readers eye and draws them into the life of a utopian world. He tells a unique story about a man named Montag who was once a fireman in this world. The story he tells about Montag is not only entertaining for the reader, but is also teaching them fundamental life concepts. One being about technology and social media and how it has taken over our society. Another being the way people think and act in different situations. Fahrenheit 451 essentially shows an overview of how this strange life of technology and living in a perfect world could impact the future of society positively and/or negatively. Fahrenheit 451 presents us with a world known as a utopia. Utopia, meaning that everything is perfect, ideal, and flawless. Although the story starts the book off with a world like this, it ends up becoming the complete opposite which you will later find out why. People in the world of Fahrenheit 451 are used to having robots that would make toast for them, robot dogs, as well as …show more content…

Books are used today as tools to learn and expand our understanding on certain topics and ideas which help form well- minded individuals. Burning them would only take away that opportunity. This is why Montag decides to rebel against his job and his captain, Beatty, and stash books in the air vent of his house discreetly. Captain Beatty is an important figure in this book because he essentially introduces Montag to the history of books and why they are irrelevant and useless to their world. One could tell that he had read several books. Even though Beatty’s goal of his speech was to prevent Montag from reading books, he makes his more curious about them. As apart of his curiosity, his hand “Closed like a mouth, crushed the book with wild devotion, with an insanity of mindlessness to his chest” (Bradbury 37) as he was

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