Science shows the remedy for hatred and prejudice is as simple as it is revolutionary: contact with our enemies

Halden Prison in Norway is one of the strangest in the world, and after writing about it, I couldn’t stop thinking about the idea behind it. Read ‘Here’s a radical idea that will change policing, transform prisons and reduce crime: treat criminals like human beings’Inmates prepare food with knives or record music in a fully equipped studio. The guards don’t carry guns. As one put it: “We talk to the guys. That’s our weapon.” The result? The inmates and guards get along fine. ….[READ]