Comparison essay between two books, com·par·i·son
And in any case, if being smart were really an enviable quality, the girls would have broken ranks.
They used drugs, at least at first, for the social bonds they created. A lot of people seem to think it's good for smart kids to be thrown together with "normal" kids at this stage of their lives.
Most of the persecution comes from kids lower down, the nervous middle classes.
This is most evident in relation to written forms of communication. However, they stresses that the church sacraments are the channel for God's grace.
And yet the authorities still for the most part act as if drugs were themselves the cause of the problem.