Selfishness In Lord Of The Flies

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“Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see- egoism, arrogance, conceit, selfishness, greed, lust, intolerance, anger, lying, cheating, gossiping, and slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be ready to fight the enemy you can see.” - Al-Ghazali.
These enemies are the evils that lurk within humans, yet we see more in others than ourselves. Selfishness is one of the weaknesses in human nature, caring about yourself and not others. In the allegorical novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding, the antagonist, Jack, represents selfishness in humans. Jack’s selfishness and pride cause a variety of problems for the group as a whole. This contributes to the work as a whole because every time Jack causes problems,

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