“Because this is how it feels.
Throw them in a bottle, by themselves. Put the bottle on the shelf. Have sure the only thing they can see is the instructions of how to be a jerk to the others, like a standard citizen does. Don’t let them escape.
If they catch you, I have an advice: hide some paper and pencil in your pockets. A pocket book is useful as well. You will want to escape, but until you’re able, make your own world using your cage”