The Veldt Questions and Answers
by Ray Bradbury

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Based on "The Veldt", what do you sense the author's attitude toward technology is?

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The most superficial opinion that we might glean from this story is that technology is bad; it did, after all, lead to the deaths of the Hadleys at the hands of their children, which is a monstrous and shocking crime, particularly for the reasons that it was committed.

A more nuanced view might argue that technology, when overused, causes us to become less than human. This is evidenced by the elder Hadleys recognizing that they feel less useful than before, as though they have no place in the home. Their children, not having known life outside of the automated comfort provided by their technology,...

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