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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What drug does Abbott say helps him to think about philosophical matters?
2. What does Abbott say is a barrier to intelligence?
3. What kind of people does Abbott say the Vietnam Veterans killed?
4. Who runs the dance hall mentioned in #152?
5. What science does Abbott say intelligence tests are the product of?
Essay Topic 1
What is the human element in religion? Why can Abbott never believe in God despite his respect for people that do?
Essay Topic 2
Who was Gary Gilmore and why does Abbott talk about him in his letters? Why does Abbott feel able to distance himself from Gilmore's crimes and beliefs?
Essay Topic 3
How has prison torture affected Abbott? How have laws changed since? Why was such punishment deemed as unhelpful for the prison environment?
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