Lord of the Flies

I read Lord of the Flies by William Golding on May 15, 2024

Why does humanity’s great capacity for sin often come as a surprise? When reading a book like Lord of the Flies, it’s so easy for me to get mad at the characters in the story, thinking that I would’ve done better. The scary reality is that we are all more like the children on the island than we think — or more frighteningly — like the rescuing British naval officer.