That is just insane, the article that is, not the revelation that MOD is:
"And for crying out loud. Don't go into the pain cave. I can't stress this enough. Your Totem Animal won't be in there to help you. You'll be on your own. The Pain Cave is for cowards.
Pain is your companion, don't go hide from it."
I started riding to school around third grade, and ride to work to this day. The general goal of American society is to make everyone stupid, weak, and crippled (physically, mentally, emotionally) far as I can tell.