In Fahrenheit 451, how is individualism a danger to society?

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 In Fahrenheit 451, individualism is perceived as a threat to society. To see an example of this in action, take a look at the character of Clarisse McClellan. She epitomizes individuality: she is carefree and interested in the world around her. As a result, she and her family are placed under surveillance by the state. It is very clear, then, that they are considered to be a danger to society because they do not follow social norms and values.

Similarly, in Part Three, look at how eagerly the state pursues Montag. Once Montag is known to be a reader and supporter of books, the...

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