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  • Amish Culture
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    The past five weeks in my life have really had an impact on me. In such a short period of time, I have become more aware of the different cultures that exist around the world today. We tend to think that our way of life is the only way there is, or at least the only right way. It is really very ignorant to think that everyone believes and behaves the same way. People should stop being so self-centered and take notice and interest in cultural diversity. There are numerous different cultures in ou...
  • Culture And Tradition Of The Amish
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    The Amish the "Plain People " My article is on the Amish Community and their vague and simplified way of life. Most of my essay will emphasize the culture and tradition of the Amish. According to the Pennsylvania, Dutch Country Welcome Center", The Amish are a religious group who live in the settlements in 22 states and in Ontario Canada. The oldest groups of old order Amish, about 16- to 18,000 live in Lancaster County PA. These people stress humility, family and separation from the rest of the...
  • Book's Perspective On Amish Society Shifts
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    Witness In the 1985 film witness director peter weir explores the sharp cultural conflicts between the old Amish society of western Pennsylvania and the modern American world of crime and violence. The main character, Philadelphia police detective John Book (played by Harrison Ford), is forced into hiding by a group of corrupt fellow officers looking for a little Amish boy (played by Lukas Haas). The boy witnesses a brutal killing and identifies the policeman who did it from a photograph on the ...
  • Amish Cultures
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    What is it that makes a culture of people separate themselves from the world and everything that it has to offer. Some people think that it is because they do not like the direction the world is heading in. Others believe that society does not accept them for the person that they want to be. But in some cases the reason is as simple as religion. The Amish is a perfect example of a traditional culture that has sustained themselves in America for over three hundred years. Their belief in the bible...
  • Being Their Strong Beliefs
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    The Amish have maintained their identity for centuries. Do you think they will be able to continue to do this? Give reasons for your answer. We part from the premise that identity refers to distinctiveness from others, to certain individuality or uniqueness that makes a person or a group different from the rest. The Amish have certainly demonstrated that they have very specific personality traits as well as self-characteristics, which distinguish them from society. In response to the question; Y...

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