Technology in Fahrenheit 451


In today’s society, people do not read as much as they use to. Most of us usually just ignore books, but in Fahrenheit 451, they burn books. It's a law. There are numerous technologies used in the book Fahrenheit 451. These advancements are: The Mechanical Hound, Fast vehicles, and Television screens. All things considered, there are similar technologies that will be examined.

 First, the Mechanical Hound resembles a robot canine. In the novel the Hound is a guard dog for the public authority that speaks to control constantly. The Hound is an enforcer to the laws, it punishes any individual who ignores the standards. “The mechanical hound slept but did not sleep, lived but did not live in its gently humming, gently vibrating, softly illuminated kennel back in a dark corner of the firehouse” (Bradbury pg. 24). The Hound is programmed to be human like. There is a similar robot dog to the Mechanical Hound, however it’s more secure as opposed to risky. This bit of technology is known as "Spot". Spot was created to ideally be utilized in the military field far and wide. It was with their gear and so forth. Be that as it may, who knows, perhaps it can wind up in some unacceptable hands and can cause more damage than anything. 

Also in the book, Fast Cars are risky and dangerous because no one seems to be paying attention. That is the reason there are no longer bulletins, so the drivers can see them. The crazy adolescents are risky on the grounds that they don't have a clue how to drive. As a rule, quick vehicles are comparable from multiple points of view. They are dangerous. In the novel, the public is stupefied with different advancements accessible. “I sometimes think drivers don't know what grass is, or flowers, because they never see them slowly...if you showed a driver a green blur, Oh yes! he'd say, that's grass!  A pink blur!  That's a rose garden.  White blurs are houses.  Brown blurs are cows" (Bradbury pg.6). When Clarrise said that to Montag she was clearly stating that no one stops to think about anything and they obviously do not care about their surroundings.

Finally, huge TVs are one of the main sources of why the public is oblivious. In Montag's general public everybody has a TV in their family unit. This is the reason there are less students going to class every year. In reality and in the novel, TVs are strangely enormous. When Faber said “It's not books you need, it's some of the things that once were in books. The same things could be in the "parlour families'' today. The same infinite detail and awareness could be projected through the radios and televisors, but are not” (Bradbury, 39. He was basically commenting on the shallow, meaningless entertainment throughout the dystopian society. At that point there is no requirement for TV. People will now have TVs and PCs, yet they will have the option to sit in front of the television on their mobile phones as opposed to going out and purchasing another TV.

As expressed, technology is assuming control over our lives and will only continue to do so. We imagined matters more prominent and today technology is modifying our lives each second. We have been depending on our regular day-to-day existence and necessities for technology proceed on expanding.That implies that people won't be away from there couch any time soon. We use technology for traveling, communicating, education, business, and for living delight. Through technology, there are some other less expensive and faster choices to convey but since the new methods are increasing, some are most likely to detach with "reality".  Many may state that it's awful, however others recollect these advantages as keeping cash and being tight. Nevertheless, technology can only affect our ability to effectively communicate with one another if we let it.

 

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