life behind bars
How Prisoners Exaggerate and Bullshit About What They'll Do On the Outside
"Inmates tend to have many fruitless conversations. The average, hour-long prison conversation is like this: I lie for 20 minutes, you lie for 20 minutes, and for 20 minutes we discuss each other lies."
Infographic: A Breakdown of America's Life Behind Bars
When it comes to prisons, the US favors quantity over quality. We lock up millions and then release them ill-equipped to reenter society, hampered by debt from prison fees, and barred from certain forms of government assistance.