Into the Wild Essay | The Social Contract & Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer

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The Social Contract & Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer

Summary: Living in American society poses hazards to the biological evolution and contradicts Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection. As products of society, all Americans (and all other civilized societies of the world) are sheltered from what our ancestors used to hundreds and even thousands of years ago, which was to live individually and not have to rely so heavily on a system to live.
Living in American society poses hazards to the biological evolution and contradicts Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection. As products of society, all Americans (and all other civilized societies of the world) are sheltered from what our ancestors used to hundreds and even thousands of years ago, which was to live individually and not have to rely so heavily on a system to live. Through an imaginary document called the `Social Contract', people of a society will receive any necessary things to stay alive at the expense of living and acting within the standards and rules of what that society asks them to do. Water, food, and protection from Mother Nature are all things taken for granted in this society because we expect them to be there through our own compliance with the Social Contract. In the novel Into the Wild...

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