This is a new idea i have
i shall be writing blogs about things i can’t believe happen
although i know they do

Banning people

To ban something means to prohibit its existence
Movies are banned because the message they send are considered inappropriate for public consumption
Songs are banned because words in the lyrics are not considered acceptable
Books are banned cos they say things the powers that be do not want the public hearing

Banning is a tool of censorship and it happens everywhere

Banned articles are not allowed to be bought or owned. It is illegal even to listen to banned songs or to read banned books.

That which is banned is supposed to cease to exist

So how the hell do you ban a person?

In the dark old days of South Africa people who had political views which opposed that of the Nat government were banned. Not the organisation they belonged to or the texts they wrote – the actual person.

What is a banned person to do? Vanish? Cease to exist? Stop thinking?

People spent years in a state of ‘bannedness’. They could not meet with more than one other person – ever. So no family get-togethers; no church gatherings; no having a drink with mates.
They were not allowed to speak to the media. They were barely allowed to exist, officially.

Political house arrest

Except house arrest is an understandable state of being

But banned!!!!

How is a human being banned, like an offensive song or book.

Can’t believe!

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