I was thinking about prison yesterday. Someone was telling me that his son, a student at San Francisco State University, had a teacher who announced, “I’m not going to make any pretense of being unbiased,” and then handed out a book about the evils of prison.
My response was that, while prison isn’t a great place to be, at least its residents are there through due process. If one does away with prisons, however, the whole society becomes a giant prison, with the bad guys as the guards.
And while we’re on the subject of prison, a friend sent me this great video: