…wegians prisoners seldom get in fights and reoffend at lower rates than anywhere else in the world. To begin to ameliorate the evils of mass incarceration, Cullen argues, will require researching what makes some forms of prison management better than others, rather than, as the Stanford prison experiment did, dismissing them all as inherently abusive.
When you have nothing to fall back on, you learn to live in community. Whiteness is insidiously without identity. Their ability to meet their own human needs atrophies without necessity. They criticize us for what they see as laziness, dependence and self-pity when the irony of it is, we just don’t have whiteness, money, reputation, experience, and sexuality valid in the eyes of capitalism to fall back on.