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What were the effects of counter-culture on society during t

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Christina Kralik

on 9 August 2014

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Transcript of What were the effects of counter-culture on society during t

Hippies in the counter culture movement had an effect on the way people thought about things.
Definition of Counter-Culture
Counter-Culture is a way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at variance with the prevailing social norm.
Hippies Counter-Culture Movement
The 1960’s hippie counter culture movement included social concerns and beliefs. The hippies way of life was about being happy, and not about what others want or think you should be.

Parents of this generation thought society was great but kids saw it as a bad society because they didn't understand why we went to war.

Extra Facts About Hippies
Hippies were often vegetarian and believed in eco friendly environmental practices. They championed free love and sexual liberation, particularly for women. They also promoted the use of psychedelic drugs which they believed expanded their consciousness.

Facts About the way Hippies Lived their Lifes
Hippies participated in alternative arts and street theater and listened to folk music and psychedelic rock as part of their anti-establishment lifestyle. They opposed political and social violence and promoted a gentle ideology that focused on peace, love, and personal freedom. Some hippies lived in communes or aggregated communities of other hippies. Some described the 1960’s hippies movement as a religious movement.
Conclusion/Websites Used
Conclusion: The counter-culture movement affected the way people thought about things for many reasons. For example the music was about how people felt about war, its changed the way other people thought about war. The movement influenced television, the arts, popular music and more.

Websites used:
What were the effects of counter-culture on society during the 1960's and 1970's. By Rachael Hein
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