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This is the main point that Bradbury is trying to make through the book; the only solution to conformity and ignorance is knowledge because it provides things that the society can not offer: perspective on life, the difference between good and evil, and how the world works. The society that Montag lives in is afraid of knowledge because they do not know that it can offer them more than they have. The society then uses their power of being the majority to suppress the truth and knowledge that they fear. After Montag’s lecture about Beatty’s dream, Faber talks to him through the special two-way seashell radio and explains the hold that the majority has: “But remember that the Captain belongs to the most dangerous enemy of truth and freedom, the soli... ... middle of paper ... ... blind conformity it is in. If he can show the rest of society what he has just begun to see, then the society may be able to crawl out of their conformity and ignorance.
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