i was looking at the challenge list and came across this number, censored.
it made me think back to banned books, websites, bookburnings, dictatorships and their control over people, old puritan ways, and periods in history where freedom of thought was often censored. people were told what they can and cannot think, read, write, believe, or be. censorship. it was alive then, and is still alive today in banned books, and school control of students web-browsing.
if it was wrong before when Hitler, Stalin, and many others did it, shouldnt it still be wrong now?
the poem goes through from the beginning where at one time, freedom of though was precious:
Athens: first democratic country, where people voted and chose themselves
onto other periods under control by the church where everyone was suppose to think one way, and be a certain kind of person, no choice
through each stanza it changes going through the periods as life changed, revolutions and civil war showed love of freedom while dictatorships hated it, and people such as Hitler were fearful of it
anyway i talked to long, this is for the