Tag: prisoners

Robert Hampton

This is my first time on this site so allow me to introduce myself, my name is Robert Hampton #708710 I’m serving a 30 year sentence for murder. In my whole time down I have sat back and just watched the corruption from the inside. I was a […]

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PRIDE IN PRISON

  All too often, it’s of the wrong sort. Many times I’ve ran into guys, or met them for the first time, and they immediately start bragging about their exploits in the prison world: they beat this person’s ass, they called out this person for being a piece […]

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ATHEISM IN PRISON

I’ve noticed that religious guys in prison are kind of like religious guys everywhere: they’re out-and-out victims of the confirmation bias. That is, they find a belief that seems to work for them, and run with it. No attempt is made to look at this belief critically. If […]

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S*HIP PROGRAM FOR DISABLED PRISONERS

So I thought I sould share with you this progam I am building. WHAT IS S*HIP: The word S*HIP is an acronym for “Self-Esteem for the Handicaped Inside Prison” This would be a volunteer based program for the physically and/or emotioally disabled-cronically and even termanally ill prisoners. S*HIP […]

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ATHEISM IN PRISON

I was a Christian as a kid, and even into my teen years and first couple years in prison. Now I like to say that atheism is one of the things that saved me (that is, enabled me to transform my life; to be born again, to put […]

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THE GOOD OLE DAYS IN PRISON

I’m always suspicious when someone in here waxes nostaglic about the “good ole days.” I was in a tough prison in the nineties, a prison that conforms more to what many people on the outside think of as prison. And I suppose for some people, those days WERE […]

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RELIGION IN PRISON

I’m always talking about the cliche that prisoners should “find God” to improve their lives. The first time I went to IMU (the Hole) back in the late nineties, there was a Bible waiting for me. Every cell came equipped with one. Why? Because of the cliche, the […]

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Holding Cell

I entered the holding cell on the tenth floor. There were already other prisoners in hee. They too were on their way to prison. This holding cell was filled with other anxiety filled men. Some like myself had never been to prison. While others had been on numerous […]

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