5.18.2017

Amish kids are given ‘faceless dolls’ to play with rather than more modern toys. This is to install a belief system where a ‘good person’ is made from the inside-out, and not just from the beauty they express on the outside. This principle is prevalent throughout the Amish culture, similar to the reasons behind plain, modest clothing as well as negating ones ego through humble behavior. The idea of faceless dolls can be misread by an outsider as a removal of individualism, but the Amish reasoning is very different.

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