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General1000 years in the slammer ... we got a pill for that PinmemberBillWoodruff15-Mar-14 17:45 
"And eternity in an hour." William Blake, Auguries of Innocence
 
Aeon Magazine
"Hell on earth: What happens to life sentences if the human lifespan is radically extended? A philosopher talks about future punishment," by Ross Andersen:[^]
What about life expansion that meddles with a person’s perception of time? Take someone convicted of a heinous crime, like the torture and murder of a child. Would it be unethical to tinker with the brain so that this person experiences a 1,000-year jail sentence in his or her mind?
 
Roache: There are a number of psychoactive drugs that distort people’s sense of time, so you could imagine developing a pill or a liquid that made someone feel like they were serving a 1,000-year sentence. Of course, there is a widely held view that any amount of tinkering with a person’s brain is unacceptably invasive. But you might not need to interfere with the brain directly. There is a long history of using the prison environment itself to affect prisoners’ subjective experience. During the Spanish Civil War [in the 1930s] there was actually a prison where modern art was used to make the environment aesthetically unpleasant. Also, prison cells themselves have been designed to make them more claustrophobic, and some prison beds are specifically made to be uncomfortable.
"O brave new world, That has such people in't." William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act V, Scene I, l1.
“The best hope is that one of these days the Ground will get disgusted enough just to walk away ~ leaving people with nothing more to stand ON than what they have so bloody well stood FOR up to now.” Kenneth Patchen, Poet

GeneralRe: 1000 years in the slammer ... we got a pill for that PinprotectorOriginalGriff15-Mar-14 23:22 
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