HOW did we ever come to violate so many of the fundamental beliefs that have enabled us to climb so far so fast? Solitary Confinement for 23 hours a day—indefinitely? How brave is that? We have the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world, with almost 2.5 million people locked up—at least 80,000 in solitary confinement? How just is that? Should we remain proud of our nation? What have we become?