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Technology is dangerous

Fahrenheit 451

2

Memory is important to human life

The giver

3

Man is most dangerous when exerting power over others

The most dangerous game

4

Jealousy can be powerful but destructive

The lady, or the tiger

6

When real life lacks satisfaction, imagination can take over

The secret life of Walter Mitty

7

Knowledge and learning provide true meaning in life

Fahrenheit 451

8

Excessive pride can bring about one's downfall

The scarlet ibis

10

Conformity strips people of their individualism

The giver

11

Conformity leads to complacency

Fahrenheit 451

14

War is impersonal; it picks no favorites

War

15

Determination of spirit can overcome physical limitations

The scarlet ibis

16

Censorship suppresses thought and self-expression

Fahrenheit 451

17

Crime doesn't pay

Musgrave ritual

18

There is within us a streak of cruelty that makes us act cruelly to the ones we love

The scarlet ibis

19

Mindless pleasure-seeking and materialism are false values

Fahrenheit 451

21

Values should be human and spiritual, not materialistic

The necklace

22

Excessive pride can being about one's downfall

The cask of amontillado

24

Humanity must learn from its past mistakes

The giver
Fahrenheit 451

30

There can be no pleasure without pain and no pain without pleasure

The giver

35

Complacency leads to conformity

The giver