Government In William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

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Society is a group of people that has a purpose and has people. A government is a group of individuals who have a common goal. On the contrary, a functioning government is a collection of individuals with mutual goals, but these people must not be corrupted, and they should work for the people or the society and should be unfeigned. Some might say that even without a functioning government the society will be able to survive. However, that is not true. Firstly, a government needs to have laws that can control people. Secondly, a government needs to be strong and functional. Lastly, the society or the people need to take part in the government. Clearly, a strong, functioning government is necessary for the survival of society.
Firstly, it is imperative that the government should have power and laws
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In the Lord of the Flies, the kids arrived at an island with no adult supervision and forced to take responsibility. The kids manage to make a government with a chief to lead them and some rules. “Seems to me we ought to have a chief to decide things,” (22). They all were in consensus when they made the government, but the idea was not defined, and it was not strong, the head had no power. Instead of what had occurred during the making of the position of chief, they should have given him power and allowed him to give people that did not follow punishments. Comparatively, the government would have been able to get things done, such as keep the fire running to signal other people because people in charge of keeping the fire would not have been slacking off. It might seem that there is no need for a strong, functioning government, however, that is false because without a stable functioning government the society fell and the humans become savages. Likewise, the government should have the people's support in making the healthy, functioning