After conversing with a friend on here about the issue, I was curious to know what the GAG community's view was on prisoners/ex-convicts. Do you... Show More
Thanks for everyone's opinions, keep them coming :)
Most Helpful Opinion
I don't feel neither positive nor negative about them.
People are not born evil, in my opinion. It's the society, upbringing, culture, bad and good experiences, one's threshold to pain as well as many other things.
Let's admit that we all have different threshold. Some of us become very aggressive and others refuse to harm themselves and others.
I think they should get punished by sending them to jail but that's it. They should learn to do something useful inside prison which helps to better themselves. They should even continue their education while they're inside prison. The objective is to make better people out of them.
When they get out, they should be owning the tools, education and discipline that prevents them from getting back into that sick life they had before.
They were punished already, so we should give them another chance when they get out. Instead of mocking and fearing them, let's give them a chance to become good people.