Prison is hell. Which is fine, as prisons were initially designed to be a little sample, in this life, of what the sinner finds in the next. Hell and jail are key to retributive justice: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth.

Retributive justice aims at nothing but punishment, explicitly as a deterrent to future criminals. Prisoners are deemed deserving of it and of whatever may happen to them inside, just like in a divinely…