Essay on Future Society

Submitted By zineba100
Words: 430
Pages: 2

Technology has been taking over our lives. Some of us might not realize it, but we’re becoming robots. We’re close to letting the media and technology living our lives. The society in Fahrenheit 451 is a perfect example of the media-controlled society.
Over the last five hundred years, the influence of mass media has grown exponentially with the advance of technology. As Bradbury says, “We bombarded people with sensation. That substitutes for the thinking.” I agree with his statement. Today, just about everyone depends on information and communication to keep their lives moving through daily activities. For example, it's not unusual to wake up, check our cell phone for messages, look at the TV or newspaper for news, and make decisions based on the information that we gather from those mass media. We are submerged by a sea of sensation that doesn’t give us the time to think.
We all have been looking at a busy street from our window once and felt the view starting to blur out, it means we’re in a placeless place. This "placeless place" is the zone that our mind enters when we stare at a screen for too long. It feels like our mind stops “thinking”. The exact same thing happens when we sit in front of a computer or a television screen or any other devices. For example, everyday, we are confronted with noises coming from everywhere. Useless blabber captivates us. It’s like we are focused only on the things we hear and forget about the world outside.
The more technology evolves, the more we close ourselves off from