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"Then Justin got a phone call and left the bar and Lisette told me to run and that this guy sucks.""I was confused because I thought they were friends, but she then tells me he asked her for drinks at 5 and told her he was meeting friends at (which I guess was me)." A 28-year-old project manager in Washington, DC, Justin said he had recently broken up with his girlfriend of 18 months and was "actually looking for love.""I was consciously trying to meet a lot of people, as many as I could, and talk to them first," he said."These were not dates — that's the confusion — these were six conversations over a drink.I know I can turn people off and not everyone appreciates my sense of humor, but I was trying to have a quick conversation to screen and get a sense of whether or not we are compatible.""If that doesn't happen I will politely say 'Hey, this isn't going to work out.' ...I’m just saying that parents should think about the goals layed out before and come up with personal solutions and unique initiation rites for their children.Consider the fact that most billionaires on the planet have had to deal with very,very harsh circumstances as children.Some initiation rites went too far in wanting to transform boys into men.Today, however, we’ve gone to far in the opposite direction. We praise trying instead of the quality of their effort. We teach our kids, from toddlers to youngsters, not only that winning isn’t everything, but that it isn’t important at all.Spartans have some of the most well known rites of passage (thanks mainly to the 300 Movie).Children were abused, often to the brink of death, in order to make them stronger.
One summer when I was 10, my parents sent me on a vacation all on my own, with kids I didn’t know, without money for food, having paid only for the hotel.
They were sent into the wild for long periods of time to survive on their own and fend off animals.
One more brutal aspect is the fact that during Crypteia, an annual festival, young spartans were forced to kill random slaves to prove their warrior merits. The young person would spend a period of minimum 3 days in the wilderness. Most often, teenagers would fast in an attempt to connect with different spirits of nature (what we now know to be Jungian archetypes).
At the end of this period, the child was accepted back into the tribe, having achieved a more contemplative mind and having been able to survive on his own.
Other Ancient Indian Civilizations practiced more hardcore rites of passage, where they forced the teenager to eat wysoccan, a “drug plant”.