Sept. 29, 2020

Unrealistic Expectations

From Dances With Thugs by Joseph Dickey (author's profile)


Unrealistic Expectations 9-19-20

Early in my prison experience I was diagnosed as having an "Adjustment disorder related to incarceration" and I was said to have "unrealistic expectations" for the behavior of the other inmates. I guess I was suppose to understand that it is normal in prison for one to fight, steal, lie, smoke bug spray, lust after children, hate blacks, Jews, homosexuals, etc_ _ _
Even after 15 years I still have this "disorder" and there "unrealistic expectations" that just because one is in prison one does not have to be this way. Perhaps this is really "unrealistic expectations." However, the system, as well as society as a whole, has unrealistic expectations for me.
I've been told that its been 15 years and I need to accept my situation. Thats unrealistic. Here is a message for the entire world:
I will NEVER accept being in prison for stuff I did not do and I will NEVER stop talking about it until I am free and the heinous creep who victimized my family is brought to justice. I also will never accept stealing, lying, smoking bug spray etc. as acceptable behavior regardless of where I am or how long I have been here. Anyone who thinks otherwise has and unrealistic expectation for me.
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Joseph Dickey 25345-001
USP Yazoo City
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Yazoo City, MS 39194
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