Technology's Impact On Society In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Technology has a major impact on society. With how integrated it is in the world today, it is hard to find something not affected by it. Everyday life is based around technology with cell phones, televisions, and cars being standard to most families in America. This makes some people think that it has a negative effect on society. In the book Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury presents his argument against technology by showing a corrupt society oversaturated with technology. While there are some negatives, overall, technology has a positive effect on society. One of the most basic uses of technology is communication. This can be done through email, phone calls, video calling, Snapchat, and Facebook among others. Technology gives humans the ability to quickly communicate with people all around the world. This is a major accomplishment. Before significant technological advances were made, people had no idea what was happening in other parts of the world, and it even took weeks to hear about events happening in other parts of their own country. This meant that people could not learn from other countries ' mistakes but, more importantly, that people could not help each other out. People were not quickly warned about natural disasters, wars, or anything that could potentially be harmful. If a person was hurt badly, there was no way for him or her to get help if no one was around. This resulted in a lot of unnecessary death that technology has helped reduce. Communication also
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