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Stan Ingberman 1/30/08 Journal 4 In the early 1960’s, young adults in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district started a youth movement that embraced counterculture values. They criticized middle class values, opposed nuclear weapons and the Vietnam War, embraced sexual exploration, were often vegetarian and eco-friendly, and promoted the use of psychedelic drugs to expand one's consciousness. They used alternative arts, street theatre, folk music, and psychedelic rock as a part of their lifestyle and as a way of expressing their feelings, their protests and their vision of the world and life. They opposed political and social orthodoxy, choosing a gentle ideology that favored peace, love and personal freedom. By the end of the decade, they had massively influenced culture, television, film, art, literature, music, dress, and diet just to name a few. They were the hippies. Hippies influenced the American identity to such an extreme that many of their counterculture values are now the social norm. Public political demonstrations are now
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENGL 251 taught by Professor Rice during the Winter '08 term at Columbus State Community College.

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