Recent calls to bring back asylums suggest that confinement can be benevolent, even rehabilitative—but, in reality, “a prison is a prison is a prison.”
Tag: Illness and Medicine
Critiquing the Enlightenment is essential, because there the asylum, prison, and science itself unveil their violent foundations.
Rather than accepting that a virus will come, we can learn how viruses live and thrive—and work to suppress them before they take off.
Before 2020, the relationship that is the body was already ailing. COVID-19 heightens the need to heal it.