True. But Kensal Rise was something of a cause celebre, a long hard-fought campaign to keep it open was ended when they came in the dead of night to strip it of books and rip down the plaque commerating it's opening by Mark Twain.
Thursday, June 7, 2012 8:38:41 AM
The number of comparisons in Fahrenheit 451 to modern life are actually quite terrifying.
Wallscreens = LCD TV's The Family = Facebook Even the various references to how pharmaceuticals are used could be compared to the modern hike in anti-depressant use. The overtone that any knowledge that makes you feel anything but happy should be shunned and ignored seems to be dominant in today`s society as well. Let`s not forget, particularly for Americans, the "Little Wars".