It would probably be true in your case, but you must remember that most of the world is still uneducated by any reasonable standards, and is riddled with prejudices and superstitions that may take decades to eradicate.
There are no more uses of "eradicate" in the book.
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Most correctly named August Illea as Dad’s partner in eradicating the rebel forces, and they all knew the history of the Fourth World War.
Kiera Cass -- The Heir
These pigs are pests—even the government says so—and they need to be eradicated.