I think that the first time you start liking pepper jack cheese is when you're officially sentient. I think growing up is an ever-changing process because we have new experiences past adulthood even if our bodies stop growing.
I love your humor with the pepper jack cheese.
that's hilarious and that is a good point that we don't ever stop growing at least intellectual.
I think that moving out is a huge milestone in a young adults life, this is when you become fully dependant on yourself. These expiriences force us to be responsible and help us learn how to make the right choices for ourselves. Being an adult is viewed and being dependant on yourself so this makes moving out so importnant. I think someone doesn't fully grow up until they are 25 or 30 and have a good grasp on life.
I like what you said about us being fully dependent.
I think what you said is really true, how you aren't really grown up until 25 or 30.
I like your idea of having a grasp on life to be grown up.
Yeah I agree! I have the same opinion.
You have some good points, especially with the 25-30 when your actually have a decent grasp on life like starting a family.
I agree that it helps us to make our own choices for ourselves
I agree that "Rites of Passage" does mean more dependency on yourself.
When we come of age we have to start paying taxes. Or when we come of age we are legally able to drink. They can help us come to age, they put more responsibility on us. It takes time to grow up, everyone learns differently and at different speeds.
I completely agree with your statement.
I agree with you on taxes becoming a responsibility that we will take on.
That's facts about the drinking responsibly.
Yeah, I agree too!
I like how you talked about how when we grow in age it gives us new abilities but new challenges.
I agree that it puts more responsibility on us
I feel like marriage is the most common rite of passage and graduation is as well. I think they are ways to show us that we are now fully independent and should be doing things on our own. Growing up does not take a certain number of years more of experiences that will shape you into a more mature version of youself.
Good point about marriage and experiences shaping you.
I agree that it takes time for us to mature and to be independent.
I agree how marriage is one of the most important rites of passage.
I like how you said that these ways show that we are fully independent
I agree that experiences shape your maturity and I also think that maturity comes in different forms, shaping who you are as an individual.
Some rites of age in our culture would be graduation, getting your license, and the 18th birthday. I think that these experineces push us to become more mature. I don't think you can put a length on growing up, everyone goes through different experiences and life struggles make so everyone grows up at different times.
I was thinking the same way as you with everyone growing up at different times from different events.
I like your relation of getting your license as a rite of passage!
I like how you said people grow up on their own time and that it is situational
I like how you said you can't put a length on growing up I totally agree.
I agree that there's not really a rite of passage since we all have different experiences and ways of thinking.
I think something in our culture would be going through high school/college. It is kind of like an "initiation" to adulthood and you have to learn how to do things on your own and be more independent. Getting your license is another rite of passage in our culture because it shows how you are becoming more responsible and mature and you can drive yourself and other people around.
Nice point about graduating high school/college.
I totally agree with this statement.
I think a few rites of passage in life are graduation from high school and then collage. Another one I think would be is when you turn 18 and can have the responsibility of a adult and get to do your own thing. I think these events help us come of age because it shows us how to act when we grow up. I think it might would take around 18 years to grow up because at that age you are introduced to things that you’ll live with your whole life.
I like your message, it does take a while for us to grow up and take responsibility.
I feel that rites of passage help us develop because it forces us to try new things that we may not be used to. By doing these step ups it continues to help us grow in new and creative ways. I think when you can say you have grown up is when you are begging to do these big step ups like living on your own or starting a family and you have no hesitation and it doesn't feel like you're being forced to accomplish something.
Some rites of passage in my culture is getting a driver's license and moving out of your parents house. I think most experiences help us grow as a person and become more mature with life decisions. Growing up from your childhood is when you move out of your childhood home and finding your own path in life.
These are some good points, I find your message to be really interesting.
I agree with the fact of independence and how you must find your own life path.
I like how you said that growing up is finding your path.
I think some rites of passage are graduation from school, weddings, and retirement. I think these are goals that we have and want to experience as rites of passages. These goals do seem like it helps you come to age through those goals/rites of passages. I think it is different for everyone. For some people they have to go out and experience many different things and also fail to grow up. I think we must also make mistakes to grow up.
I like how you said we have to make mistakes to grow up, I think that is very true!
I like how you told the rites of passage as goals because it is important to have them throughout life!
I didn't even think about retirement. I guess it is, nice.
I like how you described these important parts of life as goals.
A lot of the things that our society considers to be “growing up” are really just ways to justify giving up the things we loved to do at one point in our lives. Drinking, getting a job, getting married. Some of these things mark the beginning of our path to adulthood. Going to college “doing something with our lives” these are all ways to become an “adult”. But really, isn’t adulthood being both clueless and responsible?
That is a very fair point, a little pessimistic, but also very true. I'm pretty sure every adult is just pretending to know whats going on.
I like how you said that growing up is almost a mix between a justification of being able to do things we love, but also being responsible but clueless at the same time.
There are different points in people's lives where they have been fully considered an adult. Graduations are a good "rite of passage" because it typically means you are a legal adult that carries more responsibility than a child. Although some people might consider that "rite of passage" to happen later in life such as getting a real, stable career to pursue throughout your life. I think these experiences help us because it gives us experience and standards. I believe growing up takes longer than we might expect it to.
I agree that growing up takes longer for each individual.
One of the most popularized rites of passage in our culture is graduating from high school, because that is the moment when the child can leave to be on their own. I don't think that the experiences themselves are what causes us to grow up but the moment when you take on your own responsibilities and come into your own as a person.
I like the idea of having to have responsibilities to come into your own. I've never heard of a hero without hardships.
I think graduating is a "rite of passage" because once you graduate a lot of people go into schooling after and have to support themselves like an adult would. I think it helps us come of age cause we have to be responsible. I would say growing up takes about 25 to 30 years because by then usually you are responsible and good at being an adult.
I like the points you made I also like the what you said about how long it takes to grow up
Some rites of passage we have are turning 15 and being able to start tests for you to be able to start driving. Being able to get a job with an amount of income you can live off of. Yes I think it helps us come of age because it shows us how to be disciplined and push through our struggles. I think growing up takes at least 18 years because that's when you can leave and have way more privileges than what you once had.
I like the points you made, Some of them I didn't think of, like turning 15.
I think the beginning of our rite of passage is getting our drivers license, since then we can go places ourselves then. Also, turning 18 and being able to go to pubs, and also it's the age of consent, or get drafted. Then there's 21, when you can buy liquor, cigarettes, and about the age of getting married.
Graduation/college. It marks going out on your own and moving our of the house. Getting a license. You are more responsible for your actions. I think they do and I think they are needed. When we grow up and have a transition then we also get a reward. I think that is important, because like I said, it shows responsibility, respect, and a sign of maturity.
We have many rites of passage, which are very different depending on your culture. It's hard to put one transitional "coming of age ceremony." because we have so many cultures in America. A common one is high school graduation, getting your divers licence, and universally getting more respect from friends and family. Growing up never stops even if we want to pretend it does.
Some rites of passage are getting your drivers license, graduation,yes, for a driver license you have to become responsible because if you don't you could kill someone on accident and with the graduation you may move away after you graduate to go to college and have to take care of yourself.
Forgot to add how long it takes. I think it depends on the expericences some might have to grow up faster because of the things that happen in there surroundings.
"Rites of passage" that are subtle are general trends of deference like heeding older children's suggestions more frequently than those of younger children. Seniors in high school getting first pick in a lot of things because they are the oldest is likewise. Though there are several distinct rights of passage like graduation from high school or being able to vote, for the most part the transition from childhood to adulthood is just as subtle as the child maturing and developing as a distinct person. I don't think anyone has ever really "grown up". Everyone, even in their old age, has more they can learn.
In our society we have a variety of rites of passage as we grow and mature. Getting a driver's license, Graduating, Marriage, retiring are a couple of them. They all add a bit of responsibility to life which can make you grow more mature or come of age. I feel that growing up is a life long thing because as you growing your body and mind grows and although your body eventually stops growing your mind gains knowledge until you eventually die. I feel there is certain maturity levels that make you grown up for that certain age.
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