The hippies got it right

If you’re old enough to remember the 1960s, you remember the hippies and the whole peace-and-love vibe that permeated their subculture. Do you remember Woodstock and Jimi Hendrix? Bell-bottoms and tie-dye? Feelin’ groovy? Okay, maybe “drop acid, not bombs” had some inherent flaws as a slogan, but not many could argue with “make love, not war.”

The hippies were right about a great many things, but most people thought they were pretty “radical” back in the day. So the yuppies – young urban professionals – eventually had the bigger influence on society.
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