Nice to be able to say, "Hey, don't look at me, it's not my fault." Well, it is. It is my fault, and the fault of everyone of my generation. (9.5.2)
What's Mary Jo have to blame herself and her people for? It's not a lack of education since they educated themselves. Our guess is that it's because she didn't recognize the need for education until a zombie was already smashing through her sliding glass doors.