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The Myth of Security: Questions for R...

Use these questions for individual reflection or for a group discussion about Jeannie Alexander's video, "They Myth of Security."

The Myth of Security: Questions for Reflection

Use these questions for individual reflection or for a group discussion about Jeannie Alexander's video, "They Myth of Security."


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Take what you learned from Jeannie Alexander's "The Myth of Security" and spend more time thinking about mass incarceration. Use these questions for your own reflection or use them for a group conversation. Learn, Reflect, Grow.

 

  • In her interview, Jeannie Alexander discusses how many people in our culture understand freedom. What does freedom mean to you? How do you view security?
     
  • Why do you think that our culture equates security with freedom?
     
  • Do you connect security with freedom? How can we envision freedom in other ways?
     
  • What views of criminal activity and imprisonment need to be changed in our society to address mass incarceration? How can you start making these changes?
     
  • What does it take to have the faith to understand the cultural narrative that prisons provide us security? What fears will we have to put aside?

 

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