Effects Of Technology In Fahrenheit 451 Essay

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Marina Popov
CP English II, period 3
20 december 2017
Does technology hurt or help?

Have you ever wondered how how much our life have changed since technology modernized? Technology has advanced so much that it is present everywhere in our lives and there is almost no place on the globe where this important trend of the last two centuries has not entered. Technology has taken control of the world. This situation leads to the decline of the society, including human’s ability to think. The book “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury provides the interaction of the protagonist, Guy Montag, in a particular way with the technology. Guy Montag is a fireman whose job is to to burn books. Fahrenheit 451 presents a world where, under the motto, “...the books says nothing” (Bradbury 51-63), people start burning them and bookless happiness is illustrated by the empty streets of the city, people could not detach for a moment from the screens that give the images of a perfect world. The science fiction film “Wall-E” (2008) is the story of the last robot on Earth, whose job is to clean up the trash left by hymans. Meanwhile, the planet had to leave the planet. As a consequence, the robots take the control of it. So, technology changes the ways in which people interact with each other that does not move humanity forward.
Digital tools make us less productive. Technology seems to make our life easier but we should not totally depend on it. Every sphere of our lives has been
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