One truth is that, then and probably now, Harvard is no less devoid of pernicious academics—no less a part of the academic “system”—than, say, Podunk U. After all, other young men at Harvard around the same time [as the Unabomber] were among the first Americans to take LSD. Parents who congratulate themselves on the superficial “success” of their children are unlikely to identify dangers.

—“You Can Always Tell a Harvard Man” (2003)