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Originally posted by benevolent tyrant
Hippies, contrary to popular opinion, do exist. There have been sightings all over the world. And, yes, there are countless photographs of these beings -- but with photoshop it is impossible to believe almost any photo that you see. Nevertheless, rumors of the existence of the fabled "hippie" continue unabated. Efforts to capture "the hippie" through sedation have not worked. It seems that hippies have an unusual constitution and are, somehow, able to tolerate enough tranquilizer to knock out a horse. Someday, somewhere, somehow, trained researchers will finally substantiate "hippie sightings" and bring to the world actual evidence of the existence of the Hippie.
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
Trust me on this one. Using the term in the broadest possible sense, the hippies mostly created havoc in American society at a time when the highest attributes of citizenship were essential and then when things quieted down enough to suit them, they betrayed their most ostenisble values and during the eighties with their greed made the materialism of their parents, which they previously scorned, look like monastic asceticism.
[edit on 2006/1/17 by GradyPhilpott]