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The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away. (5.227)
It didn’t take long for this to happen, and somehow we are not surprised.
“I'm chief. We've got to make certain [that there is no beast]. Can’t you see the mountain? There's no signal showing. There may be a ship out there. Are you all off your rockers?” (6.238)
Again, Ralph and Jack desire the same thing (finding the beast), but for different reasons. Ralph wants to take care of this beast business so he can keep the signal fire going, whereas Jack wants to hunt and kill for the thrill of hunting and killing.
“[Ralph is] like Piggy. He says things like Piggy. He isn't a proper chief.” (8. 50)
To Jack, intelligence is incompatible with strength, and the latter is necessary for chiefdom. Because Ralph uses logic and reasoning like Piggy does, according to Jack, he can’t be fit to be the boys’ leader.