They discovered within themselves the urge to inflict pain and enjoyed the accompanying rush of power.
When confronted with a choice between reason's civilizing influence and animality's self-indulgent savagery, they choose to abandon the values of the civilization that Ralph represents.
This same choice is made constantly all over the world, all throughout history — the source of the grief Golding sought to convey.
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