One of the things the organization Critical Resistance does that hardly anyone does is ask prisoners what they think. Prisoners have their own, multifaceted and not necessarily uniform, takes on the goings on in the world outside.
The entire collection of responses, including images of original letters, are posted at Prisoners Speak Out: Analysis and Perspectives.
Asar Imhotep Amen wrote from California State Prison - LA County:
Lacino Hamilton, imprisoned at Chippewa Correctional Facility, Kincheloe, Michigan, had this to say:
Robert Chan, imprisoned at California State Prison - LA County, added his view:
I figure I'm called to live up to Mr. Chan's expectations -- will I?