Journal Thirteen • Some experts in human behavior claim that beliefs and values we acquire at an early age change very little as we grow older. In fact, through experience, our beliefs and values deepen and grow stronger. • Others claim that early beliefs and values are only temporary. As young people mature and gain experience, their beliefs and values are subject to considerable change. As a person on the verge of adulthood, do you think that the basic beliefs and values that you were taught as a child are likely to remain with you in the future? • Take a position on this issue.