What Is The Role Of Technology In Fahrenheit 451

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In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, advanced technology can be destructive to a society because this means no one reads books, which is why no one has meaning and everyone is the same. In Fahrenheit 451 fireman start fires instead of stopping them and they burn books that have meaning. Montag changes and starts to like books, while Mildred is the same as everyone else and hates books and only wants to be in the parlor. Parlors are rooms with a TVs on all the walls, this is the advanced technology. This quote proves no one reads books. It says, “The parlor was dead and Mildred kept peering in at it with a blank expression….” (73). Mildred peers into the parlor, which means she doesn't want to read and just wants to be in the parlor. This second