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The prisoner

My prison is full of unrepentant men who will never turn away from crime. Yet some are battling against their fears and weaknesses
CAR Hills  

The prisoner

My homosexuality estranges me from those inmates with families, and also from my fellow Christians. Still, as a writer I need a certain amount of isolation
CAR Hills  

The prisoner

This new prison prides itself on its kind atmosphere. But I am intolerably bored, and I miss the community of suffering in Belmarsh. Still, only 13 months to go
CAR Hills  

Crime and punishment

Britain is locking up more people than ever—a policy that some say accounts for falling crime. But there may be other reasons for the drop in the crime rate. Are we imprisoning so many people because we have to, or…
Jonathan Wolff  

The Prisoner

Prison is helping me face my fears and phobias; I believe I was sent here for that very purpose. After many years of vague interest, I have come to believe in God
CAR Hills  

The prisoner

I am on a ward full of violent criminals, including three murderers. Yet I feel love for these men, and will recall my days here as having been full of bitter sweetness
CAR Hills  

The prisoner

I am in Belmarsh, England's worst prison, awaiting trial for conspiracy to murder. Although the other men have been kind to me, I know I can never be part of their world
CAR Hills  

Bill Hamilton

He was the greatest biologist of the 20th century yet, to the dismay of his many friends and admirers, he believed that only a radical programme of infanticide and eugenics could save the human race
Andrew Brown  

Love thy clone

I hate my father, I'm ambivalent about my son and I dislike myself. But I want to be cloned as soon as possible. It is the only consolation that science has to offer me against death
Michel Houellebecq