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To: GLDNGUN
Uhh, going to jail qualifies as "hitting bottom".

Uhh, that's my point.

For someone whose only crime is using, or perhaps selling, illegal drugs, do you really think that incarceration is a benefit in learning to become a good citizen?

55 posted on 08/20/2007 9:29:17 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass
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To: Trailerpark Badass
For someone whose only crime is using, or perhaps selling, illegal drugs, do you really think that incarceration is a benefit in learning to become a good citizen?

First of all, it does serve as a deterrent. Most people don't want to go to jail. Secondly, if you are suggesting that incarceration can't be a benefit in learning to become a good citizen (i.e, stay out of trouble - stay out of jail), then I guess your argument is that only people with life sentences should be serving time.

I disagree. Going to jail, even if for only a short period, is the best thing that could ever happen to someone headed in the wrong direction.

71 posted on 08/20/2007 7:32:55 PM PDT by GLDNGUN
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