Rehabilitation is a myth its proven that recidivist convicts do not respond to any counciling or such approachs unless of course psychological where they medicate them.
Most change in career criminals begins to occur in middle 30s...outside forces and programs do little if nothing to change that...its an incredibly expensive waste of money.
Many things create a criminal. You can come from the best family in the world you can still be a bad man.
"We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share. In theory, some of those loopholes were understandable, but in practice they sometimes made it possible for millionaires to pay nothing, while a bus driver was paying ten percent of his salary, and that’s crazy." -Reagan
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
Everyone makes stupid things sometimes. One must have the chance of redemption.
If the person is a danger, we need to keep them separate for that sake if nothing else. However, ultimately the goal should be in creating productive citizens where possible and defending society where it is not possible.
Neither, the purpose of the prison system is to make our society safe and punish individuals for bad behaviours.