[Buddha-l] Beyond Hope

Dan Lusthaus dlusthau at mailer.fsu.edu
Mon May 8 23:01:15 MDT 2006

> It's SO EASY for us righteous "liberals"--hey, we're "compassionate"
> "buddhists too--to oppose the death penalty.  Whatever happened to the
> movement for PRISON ABOLITION?  Eugene Debs:"While there is a soul in
> prison, I am not free".  He did'nt say "innocent soul"

Richard Pryor, after giving a performance in a prison and meeting the
prisoners, said in one of his subsequent routines:

"There are lots of crazy motherf***ers in there! (long pause; frightened
look on his face) Thank God there are prisons!"

Dan Lusthaus

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