There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury

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What is the use of technology if it has destroyed its creators?  (i.e. discuss the main dichotomy underlining "There Will Come Soft Rains.")

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I think that this becomes the primary issue in the short story.  I don't think that Bradbury blames technology for killing off the people.  Rather, he constructs a vision of a "morally neutral" technological setting.  Human beings construct the technological means to do amazing things.  Self- cleaning of a house, destruction of millions, and an automated presence that expands and astounds the mind...

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