A SHORT HISTORY OF THE HIPPIES

Here’s some interesting information that may explain “the origins” of the 1960s hippie movement. I hasten to add that, having no training in sociology, I can’t claim total accuracy. But what is known is that back in the late 1800s there was a social movement in Germany called “naturmenschen” or nature men, who rejected industrialization and the “unnatural” trend of urbanization and who adopted a “back to nature” creed. In the early…

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