The Use Of Technology In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Americans and people all over the world use technology in most aspects of their day to day lives, but it’s not all that beneficial. In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, his characters are overwhelmed by the use of technology. Electronics overpower the world and take over people’s thoughts. People don’t take time away from watching TV, listening to “seashells”, or calling others to enjoy the little things in life. The time that they could be spending with family or friends is replaced with technology. People are prevented from being creative and open-minded, which causes society to become corrupt. Technology gives people a false sense of happiness, prevents people from having strong relationships with others, and ruins people’s intelligence.
In today’s society, people achieve happiness through interaction with others, but in Ray Bradbury’s dystopian Novel, Fahrenheit 451, his characters believe that they need technology to enjoy their lives. People’s main priority is to be happy and have a successful life. They don’t want to have to worry about anything and just enjoy themselves. “‘You must understand that our civilization is so vast that we can’t have our minorities upset and stirred. Ask yourself, what do we want in this country,
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The novel proves that technology causes people to repeatedly lose touch with humanity. People surround themselves in technology as a distraction from the real world. They convince themselves that they’re happy because that’s all they really want in life. Technology separates people and creates a border between them. It drives people further apart, causing their relationships to be destroyed. Information is kept hidden from all people, therefore they are not properly educated. With technology advancing throughout our world, we can only wonder what comes for our society in the

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