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Enlightened Imprisonment

Would you rather get your pound of flesh punishing someone for a crime or rehabilitate that person so when they get out of prison they don’t re-offend and go back in?

In Norway, a prisoner’s bedroom

 

 

Norway has a model-system based on rehabilitation.
Read about it in this article, it will blow your mind.

 

 

 

Prisoners consume ayahuasca (a psychedelic drink) in Brazil.

 

 

Here’s another example of a more enlightened way to treat criminals.
It’s a New York Times article about giving prisoners Ayahuasca in Brazil.

 

 

 

 

Michael Moore has a not-so-widely seen documentary, Where to Invade Next,
that blew my mind with examples of enlightened practices around the world.
The Norwegian prison system was one of its subjects.

 

 

 

I talk about Norway and Brazil in Episode #4 of SUE’s Video Programs.

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