Tuesday, June 17, 2003

How to design a concentration camp

For the beginning dictator who may be wondering what dimensions he should use for his cages in his new concentration camp maybe this will help: "they were kept in small wire-mesh cells, about 6 1/2 feet by 8 feet , in blocks of 10 or 20. The cells were covered by a wooden roof, but open at the sides to the elements."

How about a guideline to how prisoners should be treated and excercised in your beginning concentration camp: "Under the current routine, a majority of the prisoners remain in their cells but for two 15-minute periods a week, in which they walk around the cage and take a shower."

Those that are responsible for the deplorable conditions at this camp are monsters. I guess we shouldn't expect much more from the same society that brought you our prison system.

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