What are Tralfamadorians? The Tralfamadorians are the so-called "aliens" who kidnapped Mr. These creatures had a great impact on Pilgrim's life, changing his views of the world and how time is perceived. They have demonstrated their 4D sight by this picturesque: A guy walking with a tunnel in front of him. He can not see anything besides what is there; nothing more, nothing less. Through the Tralfamadorians, He sees another world, another life. He acknowledges the system in which they work. Through his writing style, Kurt Vonnegut continues to skip between past and future. This allows the reader to understand the Tralfamadorian ways as well. "" The most important thing I learned on Tralfamadore was that when a person dies he only appears to die. He is still very much alive in the past, so it is very silly for people to cry at his funeral. All moments, past, present, and future, always have existed, always will exist"" (pg. 26-7) Time is nothing in the world of a Tralfamadorian. .
Billy Pilgrim, in his adventure on Tralfamadore, questions one of the creatures. He asks how they maintain such a peaceful community. The Tralfamadorian clearly states that in the current moment there is peace, but there is also wars. Yet instead of dwelling on the bad, they continue to remember the good and happy moments in their life. This is a lesson we should all learn; We should not dwell on the horrible occurrences that may block our way, but instead remember the positive actions. Kurt Vonnegut intends to show his readers this lesson, which also demonstrates his purpose on making his anti-war novel. It is like saying, "Make love, not war." .
Billy Pilgrim did learn a lot by the Tralfamadorians. That is why his intentions were to make others aware of their beliefs and ways of life as he practices them as well. On his conquest to demonstrate to other people this way of thinking, others push him along and believe he is crazy, including his daughter.