Saturday hippie: Ultimately an aesthetic?

As I look at the elements of the Hippie Trails saga, I keep asking: Was the movement ultimately an aesthetic? One based on a preference for curves over straight lines, color over black-and-white, whole grains over processed food, wood over plastic, communion and community over domination and status? And so on …

Or was there a coherent philosophy behind it all?

What do you think? And what would this perspective be overlooking?

Natural style~*~

Hippies came – and still come – in all varieties. Saturday Hippie is a weekly feature that highlights a counterculture awareness and spirit, including a vision of a harmonious global commonwealth on the horizon. The work and the lessons didn’t end in the ’60s and ’70s. Here’s to the Revolution, near and far.


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