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Catania's picture

Okay but does anyone else have weird childhood shows or books that your were banned from watching or reading e.g. Harry potter

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Qu@si's picture
"Codex Seraphinianus"

"Codex Seraphinianus"

mom told me not to read it, coz you literally can't read it..

Nyarlathotep's picture
I wasn't personally stopped;

I wasn't personally stopped; but when I was a child I heard a minister tell his congregation that salvation was not possible for anyone who has seen the movie: The Last Temptation of Christ.

Algebe's picture
During morning prayers at

During morning prayers at high school, our principal told us never to listen to "Lola" by the Kinks because it would turn us into sodomites.

Alembé's picture
I was not banned from

I was not banned from anything, though when I was 3 or 4, the maniacal laughter on The Laughing Policeman freaked me out and sent me running and crying from the house whenever it was played.

Algebe's picture
@Alembe: the maniacal

@Alembe: the maniacal laughter on The Laughing Policeman

I loved that song when I was a tot. But I was traumatized and suffered recurrent nightmares for a while after seeing my first Micky Mouse cartoon. It was the giant mouse face that popped out on the screen at the start of the movie that spooked me. A talking, bipedal mouse with big eyes just ain't natural!

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Who says there are no demons? If popular culture could do that to young minds, no wonder a concerted effort to make Satan real has served christianity so well.

Grinseed's picture
One real demon I recall was a

One real demon I recall was a primary school teacher telling his 10 y.o. charges that listening to Beatle music would deliver them to the Devil.(circa 1964) His work for the church went unheralded.

chimp3's picture
I grew up in the sixties. The

I grew up in the sixties. The only book banned to me was Playboy!

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