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Fahrenheit 451

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Farenheit 451

*"You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture, you just have to get people to stop reading them."  -Ray Bradbury*

There is a strong decline in American adult book reading per year and a shifting toward an Image Based culture.

See these three short articles:

Is this not what Ray Bradbury is pointing out in his famous futuristic dystopian novel *Farenheit 451*?  

Do you view this as alarming or alarmist?  Thoughts?
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  • MikeMike 97 Pts   -  

    A good part of life is spent processing the flow of information from our senses. I often wonder what it would be like to read the mind of others, through space and time, something like a six sense. The best way we come close to such a sense is from books. By reading the words of Einstein for example, he becomes part of your mind and lives on.   

    But not to worry, “The Singularity is Near”, and one day cyber space agents, like IBM’s Watson, will be directly wired into our brain; and the works of Einstein will simply be a thought away. 

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