The Criminal College

Criminal College - prison university

Without high-school diplomas and either wholly or functionally illiterate, those typically occupying United States federal prison cells are indeed what L. Ron Hubbard writes of here: students attending the only college that will have them. Moreover, they typically remain faithful alumni—which accounts for America’s “revolving door” prison system wherein the better part of every “graduating class” returns within three or four years for “graduate studies.” Meaning: they’re rearrested to serve even harder time. Hence L. Ron Hubbard’s observation: “The effect of punishment on a criminal is to confirm that behavior, and cause him to insist upon it.” And hence his “The Criminon College” in emphasis of the fact that twenty-first-century recidivism follows from a long and slow failure of the twentieth-century crimi