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Please write to a prisoner if you have the heart

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by pewep, Apr 5, 2013.

  1. pewep

    pewep Power Member

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    Hi guys, I just wanted to beg you and really just implore you - please write to a prisoner if you have the time and the heart. I can remember so many lonely nights feeling like not a thing in this world cared for me or even knew I existed. Please if you can find it in you, write to a prisoner just to encourage them through THE MOST DIFFICULT time in their life. Please, please, if you can find it within you, I truly am in your debt.

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    No offence. But isn't prison meant to be the worst time of their life?
    If they have committed murder, child porn, manslaughter etc etc I couldn't care less if they are having a bad time!



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    You never wrote me back pewep.
     
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  4. pewep

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    It is sir, but don't you feel a bit of compassion towards people who suffer, despite their misdeeds? We're not perfect and some of us are more flawed than others. Please if you can find it within yourself, forgive them because they are already paying the price of their actions and they are suffering enough. A kind word is much more rehabilitating than a 12*12 room.
     
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  5. dr.pepper

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    I don't think prison is harsh enough.
    Don't get me wrong if it was just something minor then some people may consider it. But things like murder and child porn and rape, I'd rather give them the death penalty as they are never going to be useful members of society again.

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    fuck them.
     
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    Sorry this restricted me!

     
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    And why is that? What compels you to view them in such a light and assume that they will never be productive members of society again? I do not believe in absolutes and I truly believe that there are a lot of beautiful but misguided people in prison who are suffering simply because they were born into circumstances they could not control. This may be genetic or it may be environmental. All I have to say is that you would be doing a huge, positive service to be a beacon of light to them.

    Do you think pedophiles want to be the way they are? I don't think anyone wants to be born with the sexual attraction towards children, but it happens. This is the world we live in, please have it within you to comfort them and help them - we are all in this together.
     
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    I find this website a very interesting idea. Controversial, but very interesting.

    I just found myself thinking to write to a person serving life for Crime/charges being challenged:1st Degree Murder.

    Hm....
     
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  10. dr.pepper

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    Would you still feel that way if they did the sort of things they do to your sister, brother, son, daughter?

    If they murdered someone you care deeply about?

    Part of the punishment of jail is limited contact with people.

    It's not a holiday camp its Fucking jail!

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    The last time I wrote a random inmate, he sent me a letter back asking me if I knew of a method to get him out sooner. I wrote him back and said to stop trying to be spoonfed and take action..........

    Needless to say that is exactly what he did! He knocked out the guard, stole his uniform, raped him, then broke into the weapons closet and stole a gun which he used to kill 3 more guards, and I seen him on the news that night.....

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    I would have to know what they did before I wrote to them. I could not write to a pedophile or a rapist.
     
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    ive had mates go in and out all my life, im constantly getting V/Os from people but i will never visit them , i believe if they get caught in the wrong they should suffer to the fullest, why comfort them with soft words in a letter? yeah they suffer enough but think of the family of the person they murdered ect

    they get caught tough shiz
     
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    Speaking from someone who has done time behind the walls I wouldn't want some random person just writing me and feeling pity for me. And on the other side of things, most of the time when mail came the ones who weren't getting any kites flown were the ones who burned bridges and were no good to anyone on the outside.
     
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    I've done my residency in the grey bar hotel and I can tell you without a DOUBT that a single letter giving me comfort and genuinely empathizing with me would have meant the world to me. There are also a lot of inmates that are realistic about the time they have left in prison and therefore won't bother to ask you to help. Sure, plenty of them are going to have antisocial tenancies, but just take a minute to think about the environment they are living in. If you write to 10 of them, at least ONE is going to be a potentially awesome lifelong friend/penpal. Just think about it. Please. These are people who have purposefully reached out to find friends that can be with them and care for them. Think about what you would do and want if you were locked up 23 hours per day in a stinky cell. Please.
     
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    Prison is hard, but its hard for a reason, and if you do crime then you have to go prison.

    I agree with tymills, I wouldn't want a stranger writing to me, I'd want the support of my family and friends.

    I have been inside as well, and although it was the worst time of my life it was also the best thing that happened to me cos it made me turn my life around.

    Also taught me a lot about people and respect.

    Based on my experiences I would always support a friend in prison, but I don't think I'd write to a stranger.
     
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    And I'm sure the people they murdered would of quite liked a life where they could talk to friends and reach out.....

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    While I do not completely disagree with showing some compassion towards prisoners, I do disagree with this.

    Feeling (or being born with) sexual attraction for children is one thing; acting upon it is another...and this is usually why paedophiles go to jail (not for actually being a paedophile, but by committing rape)
     
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    I don't think many of the prisoners in the UK can read or write lol
     
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    Why exactly? Do you think that Heroin addicts have any choice in their actions? Let's be realistic, pedophiles (who have molested) are in the same category as drug abusers - they simply cannot control the urge and are currently unfit to participate in society. Have mercy on them because they are the ones dealt a SHIT hand by life. Please have mercy on the unfortunate, really I have to ask you again - who would WANT to be sexually attracted to children? NOBODY. It just happens and we have to deal with it as a society.