It's not about censorship, moron.
June 5, 2007 1:03 PM Subscribe
"I wasn't worried about freedom, I was worried about people turning into morons by TV."
Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, recently
interviewed by LA Weekly , says that the famed story of Guy Montag is not a forewarning of government
censorship, but rather it is an inditement of television which is creating a society that focuses on
memorizing facts and dates rather than studying literature
In interviews at his home (grainy quicktime video goodness)
, especially (1),
, Mr. Bradbury discusses his intentions, amongst other things, of Fahrenheit 451 and "laments the moronic influence of popular culture through local TV news."
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