Decision Making In William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

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Decision Making In Lord of the Flies there are many of decisions to be made. Is the the savage and immoral behavior be from the biological factors? I believe that the biological factors play a big role in the boy's actions and decisions. Lord of the Flies is about a plane crash that has left many of boys stranded on an island. There are two main characters in the book. The two characters are Jack and Ralph. Ralph holds a meeting with the boys and is elected chief. Ralph gives Jack the command of being the leader of the hunters. Later on in the book Jack starts to question Ralph's leadership. So Jack decides to go off and make a new tribe. Jack ends up recruiting a lot of Ralph's members. Then Jack's tribe steals from Ralph and ends up killing two of Ralph's members. Jack's tribe then is on the hunt of killing Ralph. But just before they hunt Ralph down, the boys are rescued. …show more content…

Because of the brain being very active and unstable the boys make bad decisions. The way I know this is because you have a part in your brain called the prefrontal cortex. The prefrontal cortex is the control center of the brain. It communicates we other brain regions on what to do. The ability for the prefrontal cortex to control the brain increases in age. I believe because of the lack of controlment of the prefrontal cortex is the reason they killed Simon. Because of the prefrontal cortex not being stable. This allowed the boys to make risky decisions without second thought, or the

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