Author: Dr Arne Rubinstein
Rites of passage have always been a significant part of community life, until now. Each stage of a person’s life was marked and celebrated including the significant step of moving into adulthood.
The shift from childhood to adulthood has always been marked by a rite of passage, which represents entry to the adult world and the rights that go with it. This new set of rights is also accompanied by a responsibility to serve and contribute to the community.
The loss of healthy rites of passage
For many young people Schoolies Week, the annual Year 12 endless party, is […]