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What Extent Was Ray Bradbury Right About The Future In Fahrenheit 451

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Ryan ling Mr kleaver Eng lll 4/20/23 Was ray bradbury right about the future in Fahrenheit 451? Fahrenheit 451 and Modern US are similar because we are addicted to technology, have dangerous technology, and have a high drug overdose. Compared to Fahrenheit 451 and the real world ray bradbury had a better exception for the human race. when Mildred is overdosing the operators say there's 9-10 a night. (Bradbury 13) Even worse, compared to the real world that's a low number. In 2020, an average of 44 people died each day from overdoses (CDC 1). In conclusion, Ray Bradbury was wrong about the future because we are worse than he thought. Bradbury was pretty close it ower addiction to technology as stated in Fahrenheit 451the have a whole wall …show more content…

It'll be even more fun when we can afford to have the fourth wall installed. How long do you figure before we save up and get the fourth wall torn out and a fourth wall TV put in? It's only two thousand dollars." (Bradbury 18) People's addiction is so bad the Chinese government regulates the screen time of children According to the Pew Research Center, about 30 percent of Americans are almost constantly online, and health officials are concerned about the amount of time children and adults spend with technology. China recently banned children from playing online games for more than three hours a week, internet addiction centers have been opening in the United States and Facebook has come under fire for teenagers’ obsessive use of its Instagram app. (Verbenas) Ray Bradbury was correct about our addiction to technology. We are using technology to make atom-atom-killing robots. kennel back in a dark corner of the firehouse. The dim light of one in the morning, the moonlight from the open sky framed through the great window, touched here and there on the brass and the copper and the steel of the faintly trembling beast. Light flickered on bits of ruby glass and on sensitive capillary hairs in the nylon-brushed nostrils of the creature that quivered gently, its eight legs spidered under it on rubber-padded paws (Bradbury …show more content…

Milrem Robotics, a company based in Estonia, has developed a robot called THeMIS (Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System), which consists of a mobile body mounted on small tank treads, topped with a remote-weapon turret that can be equipped with small or large-caliber machine guns. It also includes cameras and target-tracking software, so the turret can pursue people or objects as programmed. (Atherton) Ray was right about using creating advanced technology weapons. In my opinion raid Bradbury was right about our addiction to technology and drug use but not the advancements in technology. people are consistently using some sort of technology in their day-to-day life. we do not have an 8-legged robot dog but we have drones that can be piloted halfway across the world. lot more people die from drug overdose every day compared to Fahrenheit

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