Effects Of Chaos In The Society By Richard Kadrey

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Richard Kadrey is arguing that in the society, when things tend to go wrong or collapse people tend to have an animalistic reaction to that. In the story he points out how the people were going around killing anything and anyone that stood in the way of their survival. The author also states how in the society, there are people that have been left behind and the poor people have to clean up what is left. History shows that animals are not really civilized; animals tend to live a chaotic life. That is what happens in this story when things went wrong the people in the story were rioting. Human beings are so used to having structure in their life to the point when that structure breaks down the human race does not know to act or what to do. Richard Kadrey is also arguing that chaos only creates chaos. When the first riot broke out that caused other riots to break out also, kind of a domino effect.

Richard Kadrey is arguing that in the society, when things tend to go wrong or collapse people tend to have an animalistic reaction to that. “In Beijing, a mob went on a rampage destroying phone booths and overturning police cars. In New Orleans, children invaded the above-ground cemeteries and dragged the dead through the streets.” (Kadrey, 2002) This sentence from the short story shows how people go crazy and have an animalistic reaction when things go wrong. People will react in a certain way when they are not controlled by the government. Things will go wrong when there is no
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