Never have people in the West been so knowledgeable and skilled in science and technology. And yet, never have we known so little about ourselves, and why we think and act as we do. From about mid-teens until late twenties, most people experience very strong urges for independence, sometimes with great suspicion of everything around them, and with a strong inclination to stop believing in God. Do we understand the reason for these years of dissatisfaction, the rebellious years? The biblical book of Proverbs - a fountain of timeless wisdom - explains the battle in the mind during these years of moral reaction.