via: observando "I love everybody. Some i love to be around, some i love to avoid, and others i'd love to punch in the face." >>>ohhh that's what that feeling is. see i don't hate ppl, i really love them!
The hearth and the Salamander can also mean happiness and if Montag chose to be happy or not. The two things in his life his home and his work. Did it really make him happy. He chose happiness over this home and his work by reading the books.