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There is a toast company founded by someone who has spent 15 years in prison and 1/3 of its employees have a criminal background. Do you believe convicts can be rehabilitated in jail?

There is a toast company founded by someone who has spent 15 years in prison and 1/3 of its employees have a criminal background. Do you believe convicts can be rehabilitated in jail?
  • "Criminals are made, not born"

    I know that the quote I used was said by a man who bombed a school in 1927, but there is certainly ring of truth to it. Hardly anyone is TRULY evil, and how is locking someone up (especially if they're mentally ill) without any help going to make them better? We need to help them become better people both for their sake and society's sake, it may cost a little extra but it's a cost that will be worth it in time. Many who do evil acts are the victims of evil acts themselves, who were never offered therapy that would have prevented them from committing their crime in the first place. I believe almost anyone can be rehabilitated with a proper psychologist, education and medication for mental illness if necessary. Our prisons need to change.

  • Of course they can

    There are some jails that are even doing it today with a high success rate. They need to make it a policy for all states, its common sense if you think about it. The tax payer pays more money to keep convicts in jail, why not help them change there behavior. Lets not Tumpatize the situation, lets actually make it better.

  • It just takes the right attitude

    Well, these days it seems like a lot of Americans have a criminal background simply based on the fact that there are so many more laws than there used to be. That aside, there is a significant segment of the prison population that desires to never go back and to change their ways. These people can certainly hold down a job and be productive. The only thing that's required is the motivation and an employer with a little understanding.

  • Yes, convicts can be rehabilitated in jail if they have the right support and the right attitude.

    Convicts can be rehabilitated if they can find a purpose in life, gain self respect and can see a respectable way of earning a living. A strong support system inside and outside of the jail along with education and training can be key factors in bringing about this rehabilitation. They also need to want to change.

  • Yes, convicts can be rehabilitated in jail if they truly want to change and are made to see other options

    Yes, convicts can be rehabilitated in jail if they truly want to change and are made to see other options. Everyone makes mistakes. There is no reason to feel that convicts are lost causes. Many convicts probably regret what they did to end up in prison and may plan to never do it again. The fact that they have something else t do can help with that.

  • No, not normally.

    This company's founder and their employees have been rehabilitated inspite of going to jail, not because of it. Jail is about punishment and seperation. Much like a child in time out, particularly one that is too young only thinks of what they are going to do when they get out, jail leaves adults with too much idle time to rehabilitate them.


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