Monday, September 20, 2010

The Temperature at which Books Burn.......

"Colored people don't like Little Black Sambo. Burn it. White people don't feel good about Uncle Tom's Cabin. Burn it. Someone's written a book on tobacco and cancer of the lungs? The cigarette people are weeping? Burn the book. Serenity, Montag. Peace, Montag. Take your fight outside. Better yet, into the incinerator."

"Funerals are unhappy and pagan? Eliminate them, too....Forget them. Burn all, burn everything. Fire is bright and fire is clean."

Fahrenheit 451 was printed in 1953....eery & odd how it speaks volumes to our present day and future.

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