There are a lot of connections between Fahrenheit 451 and the Cold War. The novel of Fahrenheit 451 reflects the period it was made in. Its themes of information, censorship, and ignorance are reflective of the ideas from the Cold War itself. The war causes thoughts about the future of the country—some of those thoughts being as follows: what would happen if fighting broke out, xenophobia, and loyalty to one’s country.
“Come on, Christina. Everybody’s doing it. It’s fine!” Christina knew that it was not right, but everyone was doing it. What’s the problem with it? This is a common issue that most everybody will be faced with. Do I give in or do I stand up for what I believe in? This is the same problem that Guy Montag faces. Does he read the books that he thinks will give him