If your son or daughter’s school released a statement declaring, “We feel that if we give the child an education that allows ‘it’ to get a job and also be a good, moral person, we have done our duty as a good school”, wouldn’t that statement enrage you?
The media establishment eats up these marketing campaigns with a voracious appetite. Consumers love watching the Amish remind them of a lost glory, while they never know or understand how an Amish individual’s freedom of choice is ignored.
So why don’t the Amish start their own vocational schools? Because they need their children to run their farms or other occupations, which shun technology in favor of the cheaper child labor.
“Learning or reading is seen as detrimental, as they do not prepare a person with the practical skills and tastes needed for life in an Amish community.” – from a 1975 PBS documentary written, directed, and narrated by all Mennonite males and featuring all male interviewees
A car is a modern convenience capable of driving the faithful down a road of sin.