prison

Americans seem to relish putting their fellow citizens behind bars. Lately, some conservatives have begun to see this as a problem.
May 10, 2012

Few know blindness so profoundly as prisoners who once could see the whole world but now find the universe shrunk to the size of a cell. Inmates hear only what jailers allow, most often some version of “We own you.” As for music, the rhythm of one’s own pulse must suffice, and that hardly leads to dancing. One can even forget how to walk.
November 30, 2004

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