Beliefs in Society

And any creature that shall seem to be human, but is not formed thus is not human. It is neither man nor woman. It is a blasphemy against the true Image of God, and hateful in the sight of God. (pg.13)
A society is a structured community of people bound together by similarities. The novel The Chrysalids, by John Wyndham, is about the struggle of surviving after several hundred years of radiation, due to the nuclear holocaust. What is left of civilization is the three surviving societies, the Waknuks, the Fringes, and the Sealanders. The Waknuks are governed by religious beliefs, and consider anything that is not in the "true image" to be a "blasphemy" to God. The Fringes are all the mutants that were once living at Waknuk but then abolished from Waknuk since they were distinguished between the "norms ". The Sealanders are far away from Waknuk and the Fringes. They are more technologically advanced the rest of the societies and they all posses the ability of thinking-shapes. The three societies, the Waknuks, the Fringes, and the Sealanders have similar and different beliefs on the way they live life.
The Waknuk society was originated by Elias Strorm. Elias Strorm had two boys, Joseph and Gordon. Gordon was the older one, and he was the one to inherit the town of Waknuk, but he began to develop abnormality and was sent off to live in the Fringes by himself. Therefore Joseph inherited Waknuk, and ever since his father died, he was the leader of the town.
The reason Gordon was abandoned by his family was because the Waknuks believe that God made everyone in his own image and if you were not in the "true image" you were consider to be created by the Devil. "The Devil sends Deviations among us to weaken us and tempt us away from Purity."That us what the inspector told David about Sophie about her six toes. The Waknuk society is inconsiderate because they don't believe mutants ar…