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stipulates that people within society want control over others and despite Sultan being a victim of this ordered and strict control within his own society by The Taliban, he himself carries out his own punishment onto others who have wronged him. A very clear example of this is when he discovers that some items from his beloved shop have been stolen. Sultan does not allow this situation to go unnoticed and instead continues with his own cycle of punishment on another, therefore repeating and extending the cycle of punishment within the community as depicted by Foucault. Sultan vehemently wants revenge and punishment on the other individual stating that:

The choice is yours. Admit that you have taken more, and you’ll be spared jail,’ says Sultan. (Seierstad, 2008, p. 216)