What are hippies known for?
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Hippies advocated nonviolence and love, a popular phrase being “Make love, not war,” for which they were sometimes called “flower children.” They promoted openness and tolerance as alternatives to the restrictions and regimentation they saw in middle-class society.
What makes a hippie a hippie?
They were known for their long hair, colourful clothes and love of life and freedom. Hippies are also known as flower children, free spirits, indigo children and bohemians. Whilst listening to Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin, hippies promoted freedom, peace and love above everything
Who was the first ever hippie?
Acid Tests: Ken Kesey and The Merry Pranksters
One of the groups that have been labeled as the 'first' major hippie group was Ken Kesey (of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest fame) and The Merry Pranksters. Kesey has often been seen as the major link between the late Beat Movement and the early hippies of the 1960s.
How did the hippie start?
The hippie subculture began its development as a youth movement in the United States during the early 1960s and then developed around the world. Its origins may be traced to European social movements in the 19th and early 20th century such as Bohemians, the influence of Eastern religion and spirituality.
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