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Keim is from the Garnett, Kansas Amish settlement, a small community with a long history.
In the clip you’ve also got some shots of what appears to be a late-night buggy race.
There is no explanation in the pilot as to why Levi and his gang are comfortable using modern conveniences like automobiles, cell phones, and cameras, which are typically shunned by conservative practicing Mennonites.
The Amish are very limited in their use of technology, the most conservative sects almost entirely shun electricity.
Nat Geo has shared a short clip of the show (I’ve posted it below), about Amish dating during “Rumspringa“. One is the Amish “elder’s” appearance for an on-camera interview (“elder” is the term National Geographic uses; I’m assuming they mean bishop or member of the ministry). In the clip, Keim speaks frankly about the consequences of premarital sex from a church standpoint, as his wife looks on.
The social networking site has become one of the must-have accessories for thousands of Amish teens during their Rumspringa years - when they cast off their parents' rules and experiment with technology, popular culture, alcohol and even sex and drugs.
Because Facebook allows Amish teens to dramatically widen their social circles.
The Amish are a type of Christian sub-sect called Anabaptist.
Among many things, this means that they believe the practice of “believers baptism”.
When Rollerblades became popular, some Amish Rollerbladed.