In the era of primitiveness, people worshiped figurines of idol gods, the souls of the dead, believed in the supernatural that a person has a soul, they thought that when a person sleeps or dies, the soul leaves the body and wanders somewhere. Customs appeared. Boys and girls were tested. People cared about children becoming a worthy generation.
Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.