The Chrysalids

Chapter 13

Q: Quote the words of David from page 144 that define the reasons for bigotry and oppression.

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Our page number do not align, but I believe this is the quote you are looking for.

'I'm not sure that I know why,' I told her. 'But they are. It's a feel-thing not a think-thing. And the more stupid they are, the more like everyone else they think everyone ought to be. And once they get afraid they become cruel and want to hurt people who are different —'


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