How to Act Like You Live in Dauntless (Divergent)

Dauntless is one of the five factions in Veronica Roth's "Divergent" series. The people of Dauntless are daring and strive to overcome their fears. If you wish to live like these people, read on!

Steps

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    Get the look. The people of Dauntless always dress in black. Men most often wear black pants and form-fitting shirts. Women are most often seen wearing black skin-tight shirts and pants, tights, or dresses, with their hair down. They wear black shoes that are comfortable and that they are able to run in (preferably sneakers). They may also wear dark eyeliner, makeup, or dye their hair unusual colors. If their hair is not dyed, it still often looks unique in some way. Most members also have tattoos.
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    Become physically fit. As the warrior faction, the Dauntless maintain great physical health and strength. So, in your free time you may like to start running, lifting weights or doing other physical activities you enjoy.
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    Be brave! Take some risks in your everyday life. Tris herself said: "I never thought I would need bravery in the small moments of life. I do."
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    Defend others. Dauntless believe that they should protect those who cannot defend themselves.
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    Face your fears. Put yourself in situations that are out of your comfort zone. Learn what your fears are (perhaps write them down) and then tackle them in safe environments when you can.
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    Choose to be active instead of passive. This applies to a range of life situations, such as in relationships, friendships and personal opportunities.
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    Do some bold deeds. The Dauntless don't just use bold words, they take action! Get out there and, oh, I don't know, save a life or something?
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    Value justice. When necessary, the Dauntless are not afraid to break peace in order to bring justice.
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    Read the Dauntless manifesto. Dauntless believe that fear and cowardice are the reasons for the world's problems today!

Tips

  • Make sure to have black shirts, black pants and black sneakers (Converse).
  • Make sure you have permission from an adult before getting piercings.
  • If you are of legal age, consider decorating yourself with unique tattoos.
  • If you are too young to get an actual tattoo, find some fake tattoos. They work just as good.

Warnings

  • Abide by the laws of your area.
  • Please do not encourage or participate in unnecessary violence.
  • Please do not commit life-threatening or daredevil acts, because it may result in serious injury or death.

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Categories: Positive and Reflective Lifestyles