Later we find out that Simon has a secret place where he spends some time alone. He develops into a true tribal chief and dictator, his savages are ready to follow him even into a conscious homicide, and only the arrival of adults puts him back into a place of a twelve-year child, where he belongs in spite of his cruelty and possible madness.
Jesus won over death and Simon faced the beast and came back alive. Being well-intended, they are just willing to play by the rules of a person in charge, no matter what these rules are. In this society created by the hunters there is neither order nor choice; there is only power over others, the force of one's own will pitted against another living creature.
It's more of a pessimistic view. In the novel Piggy represents rationality and wisdom.
A person that lived twothousand years ago in Israel.