From the time a baby is born way into its life, conformity is a purpose that is mandatory. A newborn must cry to get what it needs. Unless it does not make a sound, little will be done unless the guardians do things before that baby cries for it. Even if the parents do everything for a baby, it will still cry to expand the lungs and other necessary activities of life. When the parents see the child going into a dangerous situation, it is necessary for those moms and dads to stop and warn that baby of the impending path they are following into dangerous times. Babies have to conform to live from those episodes of learning from the parents telling them to stop and listen.
As soon as a toddler crawls, life is so different for that child and the world. Toddlers learn to turn over and then tuck their knees into the chest and begin to crawl. The purpose of this new found freedom is to navigate from where they are to where they want to go. A toddler keeps on going once they learn how to crawl. It is not long before that same child determines that getting on the feet allows more freedoms. Slowly the toddler becomes a crawler and then a two legged wanderer. Purposes change with methods, but the end result is morphed into the real purpose which is mobility.
As soon as the toddler clock goes off the five to ten year old sees life as their world to explore. The purpose of this age is to get into as much, see as much and think they know it all. Parents are pushed aside somewhat, but the real push is yet to come later. Grasping at hot pokers is common, since this child can easily think they are invincible. Parents are put on the earth to keep teaching and remember how their childhood at that age was for them. This levels the parents to realize what their parents went through with them at 5 to 10 years of age.
Pre teen and teens think they are smarter than their parents. The purpose of this age is to prove that to their parents. It rarely gets accomplished. The growing continues for the brain of the teen and through lots of trials, short comings and pitfalls, the pre teen and teenager finally lives to know they are still somewhat a child. Some come to realize they are truly on the strong learning curve of life and their purpose is to keep going in the good growing direction of life. This is done with strong parental guidance and with children who respect their parents.
When a person finds out what their purpose in life is, life is lived to the fullest. This is not always found out when a boy or girl reaches 17, 18, 19 or 20 years of age. Purposes in life as an adult can change too. For instance as a single person without a special partner, one only has to provide for themselves. They can do almost anything they want without considering another person's desires. When that person finds a mate, things change drastically or they should. Maturity has set in and now sharing and caring is more important than self. Many paths are taken in adulthood that give purpose of life.
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