OCD in Prison

3 min readMay 12
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Mass incarceration is mass murder of souls; it warps personalities and crushes human potential. The United States has an insane and pointless justice system designed to lock up as many (primarily poor) people as possible for as long as possible. It typically does not benefit anyone, with the exception of satisfying the bloodlust of a punitive public obsessed with addressing the symptoms of harmful behavior while ignoring their causes.


Essays, stories & poetry about OCD, culture and society, by Eric