Fahrenheit 451

Is it possible that a society could find itself in this position, in a world like Bradbury describes, from trying to avoid what is unpleasant and hard to think about? What parallels do you see in our world today (think school, community, state, nation, wo

Captain Beatty says “But the public, knowing what it wanted . . . It didn’t come from the Government down. There was no dictum, no declaration, no censorship, to start with, no! Technology, mass exploitation, and minority pressure carried the trick . . . ” (55).

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I'm sorry, this is a short-answer forum designed for text specific questions. The question in your post calls for your opinion..... the way in which you think the novel parallels our modern world. Your response will require you to look at the text as it pertains to you. Text to self.