History of Criminal Justice Philosophies in the United States At the turn of the last century, the prison system in the United States was seen as both a punishment and a deterrent and normally used hard labor to enforce those ideals. A criminal activity was seen purely as something that needed to be punished with relatively no thought to the reasons behind the crime (poverty, broken homes, lack of education, etc.). There was a high rate of recidivismhowever, and so other solutions were sought for.
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The world we live in currently, one would be very hard pressed to experience rational peace and genuine freedom. "Peace", is a rare and almost extinct commodity. It is a shadow in the memory of humanity, a mere moment in the blink of an eye that we seldom...
Nice piece Credo as usual. You mention in context at the end "for fear of making war with the Gods." The keystone of peace lies crumbling,simply because the 'Gods of war' reign supreme despite race, religion,etc. Hypothetically if religion didn't exist...
I have serious doubts about the reality of Christ, but I have no doubt that if he existed, he did not look the way as the image commonly depicted in the U S and the rest of the West does. As the early Christians made war on pagan civilizations and cultures,...