Impact Of Technology On Fahrenheit 451

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Technology has taken over the lives of people in Fahrenheit 451, and in some cases the same could be said for people in today’s society. Today’s society is driven by technological advancements that can have a negative impact on the way humans learn. In Fahrenheit 451, people focus on television screens with characters that communicate to them instead of having conversations with friends. They also have radios plugged into their ears that give them a constant stream of music and meaningless information. Their dependence on their televisions and ear thimble radios is similar to how technology is overused today. In “Are We Losing Our Ability to Think Critically?” Samuel Greengard makes the argument that technology can either have a positive or

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