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The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Russian novelist who wrote of human suffering with humor and psychological insight (1821-1881)

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  • Carlos Jones
    This is a reflection of the society's transferable sufferings and pains because when you enter the prison system you discover the developmental psychological, emotional, spiritual and physical disorders that the society at large resembles. 
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Der Grad der Zivilisation in einer Gesellschaft kann durch das Betreten ihrer Gefängnisse beurteilt werden.

le degré de civilisation d'une société peut être jugé en entrant dans ses prisons.

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