Survival of the Fittest
Alas, Babylon, by Pat Frank, illustrates genuine examples of how superior
creatures survive and the weaker perish. Those who sufficiently responded to this difficult
challenge set before them were Randy Bragg, Dan Gunn, Alice Cooksey, and Florence
Wechek. Those individuals who were unsuccessful with this devastating feat were Edgar
Quisenberry, Bubba Offenhaus, Pete Hernandez, and Porky Logan. During this period
those animals that become savage beasts and would do anything for
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because the cat over powered the little bird.
The evolutionary theory that only the strong survive stated in Darwin's Origin of
Species is well focused throughout the novel. Those who survived knew they had to find
the joy in this disaster, whereas the ones who did not survive wanted to give up and die.
Many found their place in life and those who could not find it in life instead found it in