I wonder if we are any better in what this inmate calls the real world? What are our soap operas, reality shows, celebrity gossip, sports analysis (ever watch daytime stuff on sports networks?), political “news”, etc., except entertaining ourselves with the failures, misfortunes and pain of others, and writing scripts of dysfunction into our souls?
The other night there was a fight between two individuals out on the yard. I don’t know what it was about, and that’s not the point of this little rant. The point is: fighting is high entertainment in prison. Rarely does the average prisoner get so excited and have such a great story to tell, […]
We look down on others instead of up to the Lord:
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. (Philippians 4:8 ESV)