Theme Of Happiness In Fahrenheit 451

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Happiness, The Endangered Specie

The definition of happiness has constantly been debated on by philosophers and scholars for over nine centuries, but will this debate be forced by majorities to stop soon? In the story, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, in which citizens like Guy Montag live in a corrupted society where happiness and delectation is dictated by the government. Captain Beatty, the captain of the firefighters that peregrinate the community, and find books to burn. Beatty has very different, stereotypical, and tyrannical views on happiness that are unfortunately epidemic in society today. The Captain’s wrongful views of happiness that are dejectedly chronicalized in society today by the never ending pressure of entering a prestigious university, government rule, and everyone’s different views of happiness which are what spew Beatty from fully understanding happiness. Therefore happiness hundreds and hundreds of definitions is reflected by the hundreds and hundreds of different perceptions of happiness. Why are sports something almost every parent enrolls their child on, almost the second after they learn to walk, is it really to give their children a sense of enjoyment or to remain healthy. As Beatty states “More sports for everyone, group spirit, fun, and you don’t have to think, eh? Organize and super organize
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The term is so broad and and vast that no one can really understand the true meaning of happiness. His views of happiness are obviously wrong but still shown in society today because of: the never ending pressure of entering a prestigious university, caused by government rule, ultimately ending in everyone’s different views of happiness. As a society of negativity, antagonism, and dubiousness sometimes everyone is in need of happiness. However, if society turns into the world of Fahrenheit 451, the impending extinction of happiness will be caused by happiness

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