can you name a few things that hippies stand for?

Discussion in 'Hippies' started by Hari, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. Hari

    Hari Art thou Art

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    Or should stand for, or the wholle world should stand for too.
    And what things we should all protest against.
     
  2. Grim

    Grim Wandering Wonderer

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    Peace and Love.

    The rest of it is really just frivolous, or parts of those two things...
     
  3. pianoperson60

    pianoperson60 Senior Member

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    ^yeah waht he said.
    peace and love.
    and I might add, individuality/freedom to that last.
     
  4. Duncan

    Duncan Senior Member Lifetime Supporter

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    The right to question authority and to let the Universe know when and where injustice exists.
     
  5. The_Walrus

    The_Walrus Sgt. Pepper

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    Yep... Peace and love basically says it all.
     
  6. knotdirty

    knotdirty Over the Rainbow

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    freedom to be who we are and do what we do without censorship or fear of imprisonment.
     
  7. Loveminx

    Loveminx Sports Racer

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    freedom to be out-of-date.
     
  8. Hari

    Hari Art thou Art

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    What about..... simplicity, colorfulness, generosity, purity, humor, ecology-minded, Non-patriotic, adventurous, non-prejudiced, affectionate, artistic, strong, kind,
    empathic, thrifty, creative?
     
  9. crummyrummy

    crummyrummy Brew Your Own Beer Lifetime Supporter

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    Hippies are devoutly against the war in Vietnam
     
  10. makno

    makno Senior Member

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    i dont know about standing or sitting .....but globalized capitol and a global neo govt run by carpetbaggers who create strife n destruction so they can speculate on and profit by saME . CONTROLING MARKETS AND WAGES -PRICES making the world one juristiction with no room for digression from their plan ......worry bout that .....
     
  11. crazylegs

    crazylegs Member

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    Hippies have a more direct connection with the earth and its creatures. They eat real food as opposed to junk food grown and preserved with chemicals, they don't use things(like cars) that poison or degrade the earth, they put back what they take from mother nature(compost, recycle, reuse), they treat their fellow animal creatures with love, respect and compassion, and they love themselves and don't abuse their bodies by using dangerous drugs or abusing the sacred healing herbs.
     
  12. Box Of Rain

    Box Of Rain Member

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    peace. conservement of nature. love. unity. equal rights. having a say in the government.
     
  13. rainbowedskylover

    rainbowedskylover Senior Member

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    if i would protest i would try to do it in a unique way, to to get some attention, to raise consiousness. tell people about all kinds of problems: wars, inequality, unhealthy lifestyle and violence and i would tell them there are plently solutions, some are already in existence, some still have to be sought, but they are out there.

    but i could start a corporation where people get fired when they are rascistic, sexistic, where i could hire minorities, where i could give people freedom to do their job the way they want to do it and i could use my profits to invest in other corporations with a good attitude. i could try to make some fair-trade environmental-friendly product which is a good alternative for the ones of my competitors

    in the end i think these kind of actions are way more sustainable and hold much more profit than to protest until you drop, though protests are a good way to raise conciousness somethimes
     
  14. rainbowedskylover

    rainbowedskylover Senior Member

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    i also think it is important to look upon the state of democrasies in the world, because it seems like freedom is endangered allmost everywhere

    sorry for the dubble-post
     
  15. Bacchanalia

    Bacchanalia Member

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    Ben Harper sums up my own hippie mentality quite nicely:

    My choice is what I choose to do
    And if I'm causing no harm, it shouldn't bother you.
    Your choice is who you choose to be,
    And if you're causing no harm, then you're alright with me.
     
  16. Loveminx

    Loveminx Sports Racer

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    It's all about the LOVE.
     
  17. Freewheelin Franklin

    Freewheelin Franklin Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

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    Um...so why are you three feet off the ground???
     
  18. A.B.E.

    A.B.E. Member

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    It looks to me like he might be jumping for joy.!!!!!!
     
  19. Asmodean

    Asmodean Slo motion rider

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    Oh yes. I love those lyrics. That song's great :).
     

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