In the Amish subgroup called Renno, men are allowed to wear only one suspender.
Amish beards have no mustache because they associate them with the military, and they’re pacifists.
The reason why Amish grow beards but shave their mustaches is to represent their pacifism. The Amish associate mustaches with the military and thus they shave their mustaches to show they would never serve in warfare. The Amish who did serve did so in the Civilian Service Corps.
Only 40% of Amish people use refrigerators but 97% of them use washing machines.
Amish men shave their mustaches as a protest against violence. The Amish were originally founded in Europe. At the time, mustaches were prevalent in the German military. The Amish began shaving their mustaches as a physical representation of their non-violent nature. It continues today.
The Amish are among the fastest-growing populations in the world, with an average of seven children per family.
Believing that insurance was seen as not trusting in God, and viewing social security as a form of old age and survivors insurance, the Amish refuse to pay the premium or accept the benefits of social security.
Amish men don’t wear wedding rings. Instead they grow their beards out. A married man shaving his beard is like lying about his relationship status.
Over 5,000 Amish people travel each year to vacation in “Amish Las Vegas”. (Pinecraft, Florida) Use of cellphones and cameras is very common there, and almost everyone uses electricity in their rental homes.
There’s a computer marketed to the Amish. It has no Internet, no video, no music.