There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury

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What is the moral behind "There Will Come Soft Rains"?

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There always seems to be a cautionary note in the way that science fiction writers like Bradbury construct their future worlds. They offer us a glimpse of one possible future which we could be heading towards, and by so doing hope to correct the various excesses or attitudes that could be responsible for leading to that future. In a sense, they act as fortune tellers by tantalising us with visions of the future, but then empowering us to be able to change ourselves now to prevent destruction later.

Let us consider what Bradbury might be trying to warn us about in this excellent...

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what is the theme/moral of their will come soft rains? the story try to describe it in simplified form as you can