I Admire The Amish

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    I love the look of their lifestyle

    although there are a few things that look unpleasant (judgementalistm, exclusivism). I think I would enjoy living that way, but I would miss my phone and my laptop!
    ProfessorYaffle ProfessorYaffle
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 14

    I don't agree with all their rules,

    but I think it's really cool how they live on a farm and manufacture their own food! less processed food!!! lol
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 26, 2015

    I donĀ“t think that I ever could belong to this

    group because their rules are too strong for me. But I admire their simple life, their modesty and their humbleness very much.
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    Sep 11, 2015

    ...

    I love their pure way of living but I don't think I could live without my modern way of living.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 2, 2010

    Forgiveness

    Having a graduate degree, I obviously don't agree with the Amish view on education. But, I do admire their view on forgiveness. The Nickle Mines tragedy reminded me that forgiveness for anything is possible...if you want it. To free yourself from the bondage of hate, anger, and...
    notthis78 notthis78
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2013

    Amish Simplicity

    Since my best friend is Amish.....I've come to learn a lot about them and their ways.  Their lifestyle is so simple and pure.  The don't care about material things and see the best in others.  They work hard, love each other dearly, and aren't concerned about...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses May 2, 2010
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