Technology And Education In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Fahrenheit 451 a novel which criticizes today’s society by mocking it in the future since that is when the novel is taking in place. Ray Bradbury’s novel was about a city trying to become a utopia, which is perfect land with true peace, but in this certain utopia it bands all educational books. Of course in the beginning everything is all fine until a character decides to read a book and that will mark the beginning of his quests to find the knowledge to understand what he is reading. Bradbury’s vision of his future society is pretty accurate on today’s society with the use of technology and education. Education in the novel was completely different to the world today’s education. In the novel if caught reading or possession of a…show more content…
Mildred, the wife of Montag, loves the use of technology especially in their home. In their house they have three huge flat screen tv’s in their room, Mildred has a converter that makes it seem like the characters in her favorite show are talking to her directly. What Bradbury is emphasize here the citizens in this society really does not go outside enjoy mother nature and the wonderful things she does or have any friends since most of the time they are home watching t.v. acting like that's their friend instead of actually human beings. Captain Beatty Montag’s boss said to Montag “Any man who can take a TV wall apart and put it back together again, most men can, nowadays, is happier than any man who tries slide-ride….” (Bradbury 61). Society considers that anyone could be happier than everyone else if they can put back together a tv wall after tearing it apart, saying that Captain Beatty is saying technology is what everyone needs to be happy, not happy is going outside and making new friends or just enjoy nature for what it is. Montag’s society states if a person can tear down a tv and rebuild it from scratch, that person can be happier than everyone. Bradbury mocks technology by saying only technology will make everything better and nothing else will. That’s accurate for the present time since more advance technology is coming out and some buyers only care for entertainment and nothing else.
Concluding Bradbury’s vision of the future which
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