Question of the day

How many days could you last in solitary confinement?  How would you do it?

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7 Responses to Question of the day

  1. SKL says:

    I could probably last longer than most. I don’t know how long that is, because I’ve never had the opportunity to be alone very long. I haven’t ever lived alone, so even having the house to myself overnight is a rare treat. However, my mind works best when I have a stretch of alone time, so I’d probably cope OK for a while.

  2. SanityFound says:

    I think I’d miss blogging too much – in this confinement could I have internet access with lappie?

    Otherwise I can last for a very long time. There have been times in my life when I have not seen or spoken to another soul for weeks on end.

  3. Mary says:

    I’d probably last a few days, then I’d go completely batty. Then, I’d figure out some sort of routine to keep me sane. The routine would probably include talking aloud to myself. If I could have books and pen and paper, I think I’d do okay in the long run.

  4. Joy says:

    I’ve been thinking about this question. It would all depend on like what Mary asked, if we could have anything “to do.” If I could read or knit or have something to do with my hands, I think I’d be okay. I’m alone more than I’m with people and I enjoy it but I have things to do. I would talk constantly to myself though!! But that’s nothing new!!

  5. nikki says:

    I guess it would depend on what kind of solitary confinement. If I had access to books or something I like to do and it wasn’t just a dark empty room, I could last quit a long time. I would miss my family terribly though so I’m not sure. Good question!!

  6. SKL says:

    I have read Papillon so I would know what to do to stay sane.

    But yeah, I’d have to talk to myself, because I do that all the time anyway.

  7. Jane says:

    I need people so probably not very long. It would also depend of if I had something to do. Just sitting in a cell, I wouldn’t last very long.

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