Hippies have distinctive outwardly different physical characteristics, they wear colorful outfits inspired by hallucinations seen when sucking Marijuana & LSD drugs. Besides the expressions in their clothes, it is also seen in the artwork and music they produce. Usually, they live according to the general category as “messy” which is dressed arbitrarily, the hair is left long unshaved, the men keep beards, while the women are dressed in long, ancient clothes. In the meantime, you may go to this hippie dating website if you want to date good and eccentric a hippie man or woman.
Hippies tend to live alone in a common life and try to get out of formal life, both from the traditional family system, work, education, and the life of society and state in general. They usually eat vegetarian and eat unprocessed food and practice alternative medicine. His motto: “back to the life of the wild.”
Hippies popularized a life of peace and love, anti-war with their famous motto, which reads: “Make Love, Not War.” They are also dubbed as “Flower Children”. Hippies advocate openness and tolerance as opposed to the opposite which is common in formal societies full of competition. They openly practice free sex, living in non-traditional forms of kinship as in communes (community life together in groups).
And one of their protests was a protest against American religion which at that time was dominated by a Christian church that had become a middle-class church. This protest was expressed by opening up to Eastern mystical teachings, especially Buddhism, believing in astrology, other shamanic practices, to the church of Satan. All of this is known as “The Age of Aquarius” as a symbol of the arrival of “New Age”.
The New Age Movement evolved from here as a protest against the established culture of Graeco-Roman-Western culture including Christian tradition and modernism, and longed for the return of premodern culture with its ancient wealth (especially eastern mysticism) which came to be known as the Posmo culture (postmodernism )