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Change, the essential of existence, it can be tranquility or turbulence, shift has no set purpose, it happens all around us without us knowing. In the novel, The Chrysalids, by John Wyndham, shift is the major problem in the society even though it is hidden in various aspects of life. In the society, change is their enemy, but it is themselves that are their enemies without even knowing it. A society which fails to comprehend that the inevitability of change will indubitably agonize. The people of Waknuk do not utilize the advantages of allowing deviations and blasphemies for a component of the society, so consequently this choice issues the society. First, the society doesn't allow deviations which are advantageous to the society live amongst them. When Uncle Axel explains to David about the way the churchgoers would not accept spices that had come from a foreign territory since the spices may be a deviation, then Uncle Axel finishes, вЂњWhatever they have been, they are profitable enough now for boats to sail south againвЂќ (61). The rejection of these spices from the churchgoers has been to their own drawback to exploit the profitability of these spices. Secondly, due to the high deviation rate families are force to destroy their livestock and crops. David inquires Angus Morton what's troubling him and Angus answers, вЂњWeeks of job gone up in smoke, pigs, sheep and cows gobbling up great food just to produce вЂ™bominationsвЂќ (87). Since the society does not accept deviations, hence Angus MortonвЂ™s tough job is profitless. Ultimately, the attacks by the Fringes people are a vexation to the inhabitants of Waknuk. The sentimentalists at Rigo outlaw the burning off of blasphemies, which allows blasphemies to live at the Fringes and Angus Morton mutually states, вЂњYou get more Fringes live...