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dstockhoff at verizon.net
Thu Apr 12 14:21:04 PDT 2012
You read that correctly, Lee.
But humane treatment of all humans is not just good for its effects.
It's also good because of the effects of treating humans inhumanely.
On 4/12/2012 4:40 PM, Lee Berman wrote:
>> David Stockhoff: As long as they get out of their cells daily and have
>> some daily contact with humans, confinement under those circumstances
>> is not inhumane. This doesn't require unsupervised access to the community.
> Intended or not, I'll take your word "community" to be the community of
> prisoners and staff within a prison. I agree that it wouldn't be so
> terribly difficult to arrange daily safe contact with specially trained
> (and protected) staff members.
> As per my conversation with Antonio, I think treating even the worst of
> society in a humane manner is good not only for itself, but because it
> has a positive effect on society as a whole, outside the prison walls.
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