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Fahrenheit 451

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Which quote from the text can be interpreted to mean the following statement: Pandering to the masses leads to the reduction in the quality of information available.

A

" The fact is we didn't get along well until photography came into its own. Then motion pictures in the early twentieth century. Radio. Television. Things began to have mass. "

B

" But remember that the Captain belongs to the most dangerous enemy to truth and freedom, the solid unmoving cattle of the majority. Oh, God, the terrible tyranny of the majority "

C

" No wonder books stopped selling, the critics said. But the public, knowing what it wanted, spinning happily, let the comic-books survive ."

D

" 'You can't build a house without nails and wood. If you don't want a house built, hide the nails and wood. If you don't want a man unhappy politically, don't give him two sides to a question to worry him'."

E

" The important thing for you to remember, Montag, is we're the Happiness Boys, the Dixie Duo, you and I and the others. We stand against the small tide of those who want to make everyone unhappy with conflicting theory and thought."