Hippies Essay by Primo

Hippies
A look at the history of hippies and their social importance.
# 9336 | 2,100 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Feb 01, 2003 in History (U.S. Post-Modern 1965-Present) , Sociology (General)


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Description:

This paper provides insight into the life of hippies. It first defines what a hippie is and illustrates the history of the movement. The writer examines the social importance and contribution that this group has made in contemporary history. It also discusses the stereotypes and prejudices that one naturally has of the movement and dispels myths with facts.

From the Paper:

"Hippies are people who believe that the way to peace is love. They believe that in order to love one another it is important that they accept one another the way that they are. Aside from this they also believe that they have to learn how to tolerate and accept the way that people are. Cruel society has often tried to push these types of people into a corner because it will not accept any type of people that seem to be antithetical to its beliefs and norms. Society only chooses those values, which can serve its own ends. Hippies are not termed as a group of people but as people who believe that the only way to find bliss in this world is through love and acceptance of people the way that they are, allowing them to be free to express themselves."

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