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Unformatted text preview: fact that young adults, primarily those of the college age drink solely to get drunk, and will alter the norm to acquire a heightened sense of inebriation. The idea that lowering the drinking age to 18 will create a more social drinking scene rather than nurture a binge drinking scene creates a radical discussion. However, it’s important to understand that if alcohol is deemed more socially acceptable it automatically dampens the pressure for teenagers to drink in excess simply because they have been exposed at a younger age. It’s a matter of experiential learning, which is how you find your personal limitation....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course UW 1020-31 taught by Professor Pamelapresser during the Fall '11 term at GWU.
- Fall '11