In society, the need for government arises as human tendencies become evident. Following
Ralph is first put in a leadership position because of his possession of the conch. "Let him be chief with the trumpet thing (22)." Jack himself, is seen as a natural leader among the littluns and even biguns like Ralph because of his establishment as the top choirboy and his natural ruling presence. "Ralph picked out Jack easily...inevitably leading the procession (68)." Since Ralph was quickly chosen in the beginning when the natural state had not quite set in for the littluns, Ralph was democratically appointed when their original ideals were still not lost. But even though Ralph had elements of democracy on his side when he came into power, Jack was already eager to defy this democratic system.
Ralph: "I'm chief. I was chosen. "
Jack: "Why should choosing make any difference (78)?"
Jack serves to introduce these savage ideals as he integrates hunting as...