There are many questions about the Amish Culture and even more answers. While the questions are only natural, some of the answers are less than correct and others downright misleading. Some are well meant, some make the Amish look better than they are and some worse. Some authors of books have done a fairly thorough research and others have done a good job of whipping up some exciting details. Having said that, here is my perspective on why there are Amish and why they live as they do.