Socratic Seminar Questions for Fahreheit 451

Our four discussion topics for

Socratic Seminar, Friday, May 10

1) How much control can a government justifiably have over its populace?

2) Is it okay to harm an innocent bystander in the pursuit of a moral good?

3) What constitutes happiness, and where does it rank in the hierarchy of goods?

4) Why poetry?

On your Socratic ticket, write for each topic:



At least one follow-up question.



At least one reference to Fahrenheit 451.



At least one original argument.

All in the point of view and using the philosophy of your character