“At that time I was about eight years old, and the police was arresting and imprisoning many innocent civilians for “thinking” of fleeing the country, I did not understand how they were infiltrating people’s thoughts. I was very young and I thought they really had that power. That idea was terrifying me.
So every time I saw policemen from distance or if I was seeing them coming in my direction, I just stopped thinking completely, because I was afraid that they would get into my thoughts. “