"I wish we were all hippies and we did yoga, lived and cottages, smoke weed and accepted everyone for who they are and lostened to wonderful music. And i wish money didn't make us who we are, i just wish we could redo society" (Marley, 1968). According to Hippie Culture, (2010)"Being a hippie" was originally born as a subculture, youth movement, which began on The United States of America near the 1960's, it started as a pacifist movement that was againist wars and the bad gobernment. Stated by Hippies, (2009) is being hippies a culture? Is more than a culture. You are envolving thoughts. People say that its just a style or a way to wear cloth, but they dont know what a hippie has in the mind. They focus they're life more in enjoying it because it is very short. Said by Hippies, (n.d.), They create a special connection with nature and they strictly respect it. They're living way is more natural because they obtein everything from nature and are against artificial thingsIt is about beliefs and living the life to the best way trying to have only one objective, to be happy.
Beliefs and living the life to the fullest was they're goal. Some of the main philosophical ideas of the hippies of the ' 60s are that they preferred a style of life free, non-conformist and non-conventional, by removing the material needs, showing a marked distaste toward the Western materialistic culture. According to Hippie Culture, (2005), They were mainly pursuing community life, pacifism, and free love. They were "nuclear pro-desarme", from which originated the slogan "love and peace" and also defended the ecology. Through meditation or with the use of drugs or hallucinogens, they reached a State of alternative spirituality or higher consciousness. Said by Hippies (subculture), (2009), They were against the consumption of hard drugs such as alcohol, heroin, amphetamines and cocaine since they generate high levels of addiction and not accept the business surrounding them.Through meditation or with the use of drugs or hallucinogens, they reached a State of alternative spirituality or higher consciousness. According to 60's Hippies Culture,(2012), They were against the consumption of hard drugs such as alcohol, heroin, amphetamines and cocaine since they generate high levels of addiction and not accept the business surrounding them. The characteristics of their life, they were nomads and they liked much travel, said that in travel and adventure, the human performs a discovery of his person, as well as opening his head to new cultures and people.
Most importantly their lifestyle was that they were completely liberal, for example I don't mind them at all in what society could say of them that his eagerness was the relate to nature, and therefore to protect it. The hippie icon is usually characterized with a man with long hair and beard much longer than "normal" seen for the time. Both sexes had the habit of letting the longhaired and imitating...