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Why does Jack decide to tie up and beat Wilfred?
Jack wants to punish him for his role in the murderous dance that causes Simon's death.
Jack wants to beat him publicly simply to display his absolute authority to the tribe.
Jack learned that Wilfred fell asleep while on guard duty, and wants to make an example of him.
Jack wants to punish him for turning a boulder into a giant trap to crush intruders.
Jack doesn't give a reason for restraining Wilfred or for beating him - he just does it because he feels like it.