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The overall message about greed and corruption in Animal Farm is best summed up in which of the following statements?
Everyone - human or animal - is ultimately driven by greed; we are all inherently evil.
Every society has its "pigs" that seek power and personal gain at the expense of others.
Greed and corruption are the most powerful and frightening evils that plague society.
No one can escape the claws (or hooves) of corruption; it eventually grabs or tramples everyone.
Only a perfectly fair and equitable socialist system can prevent man's natural inclination towards greed and corruption.