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Ray Bradbury – Fahrenheit 451

21. Juni 2017 - 06:06 Uhr

Read and make up your mind

„Fahrenheit 451“ is a story about the power of books in a time where everyone is made equal.
Everyone is careful not to use words that could be seen as provocative to a minority. The government regulates the offensive behaviour. Books written a long time ago are now rewritten because of words that were used then but now are offensive. And some books are even baned. Everything is getting faster and faster, time is precious and he most important time is the working time. „Nineteenth-century man with his horses…slow motion. Then…speed your camera. Books cut shorter…Tabloids. Everything boils down to the gag…Politics? One column, two sentences, a headline!…Life is immediate, the job counts…Why learn anything save pressing buttons, pulling switches…“ Because work gives you the freedom to do whatever you like in your spare time. And the best thing you can do in your free time is watch TV. „The televisor is real…It tells you what to think and blasts it in.“ Weiterlesen »

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