Lord of the Flies Essay | All Around the Darkness Gathers

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All Around the Darkness Gathers

Summary: A major factor in the battle of good and evil is religion. The Lord of the Flies can be translated into a supremely Christian allegory. Several biblical references can be drawn from the text, an example being the parable of `Adam and Eve.
The human world is headed down a dreary path. The darkness eating away at every sentient heart has always been apparent, but the level of acknowledgment in this day and age is sorely lacking. The animalistic qualities in every human soul is veiled by the shrouds of society; discipline, consequence, law... However, when only this type of guidance is acknowledged, the blind followers succumb to their nature of evil. Nothing halts the authority from responding to their primal urges, and in turn, the `right,' the `law,' is corrupted. The only being who truly conquers darkness is the one who realizes its allure, but refutes it anyhow. Without the constant emphasis on the need for order, the human race would yield to the lurking darkness. Complications exist, of course. A sense of good is needed, or the sense of the opposite; savagery. When evil...

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