Laws In William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

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Imagine if someone you loved was shot by a criminal. Your first instinct would be to call the cops; however, once you do, they say that there is nothing that can be done because there are no laws saying they have to punish the criminal. If there were no laws in society, criminals could get away with crimes repeatedly without any punishment. This is a prime example of why laws are needed in the modern day. The idea of laws in society has been around since King Hammurabi created a set of laws called “Hammurabi’s Code” in 1760 B.C. King Hammurabi made these laws so that his civilization would have more order and last longer than other civilizations. William Golding, the author of Lord of the Flies, made a statement about human nature and society,…show more content…
In the modern day, if a person does not have discipline or rules from their parents, they are more likely to not do the responsibilities they have and will give in to temptation. This not only happens in Lord of the Flies, but it happens in everyday life, such as high school. Imagine seeing two people in school from different households. One of them grew up disciplined, and the other one did not. The one who has discipline would be more likely to do their responsibilities than the one who did not. If you were to lack discipline, that means you would also lack responsibility which, if everyone did, could lead to total chaos. Imagine if a firefighter did not do his job every day, that would mean no fires would be put out, and it would affect millions of people with jobs and their families. That would mean more jobs would be lost, and the economy would become bad, and the government would have to work to fix it. If the government were to go bad, then people would start breaking laws just so they can live, and it would lead to total chaos just because some people did not do their
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