Both the initial influences in the societies of Animal Farm and Lord of the Flies (Snowball and Ralph respectively) have striking similarities. Both of these leaders are more concerned about the long-term needs of the two societies, and not just the short-term ones. Snowball plans to construct a windmill that would supply energy necessary for warming the stalls in the winter and for operating machinery that would simplify the animals' jobs, but this requires cooperation from the animals because to complete the gruelling task of building the windmill, they would have to sacrifice some of their...
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... pigs, but they do not chose to defy Napoleon and reassert the rules of Animalism. Perhaps it is because they feel powerless in front of the newly formed authority that is Napoleon, his army of dogs, his swine supporters, and his human comrades; or, perhaps it is that the Rebellion has brought about a society that has reverted back to its original way (when Mr. Jones was in charge) even though the leadership has totally shifted, and this full-circle effect discourages the animals from having another rebellion. Orwell makes the more pessimistic argument that if no one were to mutiny against a tyrant, humanity would be sealed within the tyrant's wrath for a long time.
From the points made by Orwell and Golding, it can be inferred that humanity's fate rests solely on its ability to react and search for justice. According the philosophical theories of Sigmund Freud,
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