What are two of the commandements that are broken, and what reasons do the pigs give for breaking each one in chapter 6 and 7?
There are three commandments broken in these chapters:
1. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.
4. No animal shall sleep in a bed.
7. No animal shall kill any other animal.
Engaging in trade with Whymper breaks the first commandment because he has two legs. The pigs argue this had to be done in order to provide the animals with necessary items like dog biscuits, iron for horse shoes, paraffin oil, and eventually food for the animals, their farm wasn't going to provide it all.
They changed the 4th commandment to
No animal shall sleep in a bed with sheets.
They argued this one away by stating that the beds provided a minimum amount of comfort necessary for them to complete their brain work. They also pointed out how ridiculous it would be if the commandment had been that animals couldn't sleep in beds because even a bunch of straw is a bed.
Finally, in chapter 7, animals believe (although it isn't true) that they have been in cooperation with Snowball, for which the price is now apparently death. No pig really offered any discussion after this with any reason, they just left.
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