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Hippie Movement

  1. 1. Hippie movement
  2. 2. <ul><li>The hippie subculture was originally a youth movement that began in the United states (San Francisco) in the middle 1960s and spread around the world </li></ul><ul><li>The word hippie derives from hipster </li></ul><ul><li>„ We and them. We are human and they are pigs and we are against them. The hole world is actually divisioned on civilised (us) and profane (them).” </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Hippies were young people, about 25 years old, mostly from rich families, who rejected their way of life and matherialistic system of values </li></ul><ul><li>They left comfort, elegance, shallow adult way of life and they chose simple, rustic and natural life </li></ul><ul><li>They want batter down boundaries: national, race, religious, sex and other diferences </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>„ Hate and war will let place to peace and love. All divisions will dissapear in brotherhood and music will be heard everywhere.“ </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hippies are: <ul><li>Vegetarians </li></ul><ul><li>Nudists </li></ul><ul><li>Intercede for natural medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing reform </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual reform </li></ul><ul><li>Economic, social, cultural and religious reforms </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom for children, women and animals </li></ul>
  6. 6. Drugs Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, California, 1969, sharing a joint
  7. 7. <ul><li>Millions of young people experimented with halucinogen drugs, mostly in western countries, imitating rock stars to „Realize themselves and world around them just as it really is.“ </li></ul><ul><li>LSD was the glue that held the haight together. It was the hippie sacrament, a mind detergent capable of washing away years of social programming, a re-imprinting device, a consciousness-expander, a tool that would push up the evolutionary ladder </li></ul><ul><li>90% of hippies were smoking marijuana, which also became very popular in that time </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>They were promoting „Flower Power“ philosophy against war and hate so they were called „Flower children“ </li></ul><ul><li>FP included actions such as giving flowers to the policeman or putting flowers in guns like sign of peace not war </li></ul><ul><li>Make love, not war“ </li></ul>Flower Power
  9. 9. The look
  10. 10. <ul><li>They were wearing jeans and colorful trapeze pants, large shirts and skirts </li></ul><ul><li>The hair was symbol of protest, freedom, individuality, pride. It was long, wild, intractable just like nature. Hair and neck were decorated with flowers </li></ul><ul><li>The jewlerry was made by colorful pearls, symbols like peace,symbol (it represents footprint of pigeon and symbolizes peace, ying- yang, smiley… </li></ul>
  11. 11. Traveling…
  12. 12. <ul><li>Travel, domestic and international, was a prominent feature of hippie culture, becoming an extension of friendship </li></ul><ul><li>The VW B us became known as a counterculture and hippie symbol, and many buses were repainted with graphics and/or custom paint jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Many hippies favored hitchhiki ng as a primary mode of transport </li></ul>
  13. 13. Music <ul><li>„ Live instead of surviving“, „Love instead tolerating“, „Walk instead of running“, Discover instead of learning“ </li></ul><ul><li>Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Rolling stones, The Who, Iron Butterfly, Frank Zappa, Jefferson Airplane, The Greatful Dead, Big Brother, Holding Company… </li></ul>
  14. 14. Gatherings
  15. 15. <ul><li>Political and economy reality, problem with drugs just like commercialisation of movement destroyed their dreams very quickly </li></ul><ul><li>In High Ashburry, in 1996. were 100 000 displaced people, unemployed, health unsecured </li></ul><ul><li>Like every style, this attracted many of those who didn't get anything but they were just trying to participate, smoke weed and sing </li></ul>

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