Analysis Of Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury Essay

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The government has no right to censor publications. Fahrenheit 451 presents a dystopian world where the government censors publications by the use of technology and by the burning of books. This is similar to the evidence found in North Korea of censoring most internet and technology services for the ‘good’ of society. Both governments want to censor publications in a way that will keep society equal. The government should not censor publications because citizens free thoughts are repressed and people will have a difficult time learning the truth about key society issues. In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury presents a dystopia in which people of the future are so wrapped up in the mind numbing effects of technology that they refuse to think, similarly North Korea’s Government successfully blocks out all technology to keep the public quiet. The government in Fahrenheit 451 wants to brainwash all citizens with the use of technology. They use technology such as mindless television and personal radio systems to manipulate the minds of citizens. The goal is to keep all citizens distracted to limit the amount of free thoughts they possess. Mildred is a strong example of what the government wants, “And in her ears the little Seashells, the thimble radios tamped tight, and an electronic ocean of sound, of music and talk and music and talk coming in, coming in on the shore of her unsleeping mind. There had been no night in the last two years that Mildred had not swum that sea, had…

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