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equals power. With all this freedom comes a lot of responsibility. The system does not make it easy for us to survive without sacrificing our values.
Therefore we must discover alternative ways to make a living without being a drag on our planet's resources and our fellow humans. Hippies have pioneered numerous lifestyles and alternative businesses including communes, cooperatives, holistic medicine and health food. We focused everyone's concern on the environment to highlight our responsibilities to our planet and to future generations.
Other beliefs that spring from our core philosophy are: an earthy spirituality such as a belief in Gaia (the earth as an organism), the Greens movement (political activism), even shamanism and vegetarianism. These philosophical and political views reflect a respect for nature and the planet as a whole, something lacking in our capitalistic and materialistic societies. The world needs hippies to point out alternatives to the entrenched system and warn of the impending disasters that await us if we don't change our lifestyles.
The goal is not to make everyone a hippie (what would we have to protest? ). Rather we can try to influence others by example, through tolerance and love and teaching the virtues of the hippie way.
In the 1960s the hippies, en masse, undertook the largest uncontrolled experiment with drug use in the history of mankind. In those days it wasn't unusual to be handed a pill, and swallow it with the only instruction "You'll dig it, it's groovy. " You trusted your fellow hippy and you wanted to get high and have a new experience.
This was freedom. This was rebellion. This was cool.
We discovered that Pandora's stash box was full of drugs! Purple Haze all in my brain, lately things don't seem the same. Actin' funny but I don't know why.
'Scuse me while I kiss the sky. Jimi Hendrix (Purple Haze) From laboratories in pharmaceutical companies, on college campus and bathrooms around the country came a plethora of new drugs with names like .—качать