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Amish Saiditors. What did you do your your Rumspringa? (self.AskSaidIt)
submitted 5 months ago by Tom_Bombadil
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[–]d3rr 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny - 5 months ago (1 child)
Not Amish but great post and it'd be cool to get a response. I like this Rumspringa idea, it is free will promoting. Compare it to something like Mormonism, where during these prime formative years you are sent on door to door missions instead. Free will vs. extreme indoctrination. Maybe the Mormons just want to wash out the non-believers which I guess is respectable too.
[–]magnora7 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny - 5 months ago (0 children)
I agree! It's very cool they send them out in to the world so they can truly decide on their own what kind of life they want to lead. It probably also makes for a better community, because everyone there chose it for the most part. I imagine that makes everyone in the community happier.