Hippies and cynics

Inquiry 16 (1-4):1 – 15 (1973)
Hippiedom is the latest Cynic apparition. Both make fun of the rat race, money?making, accumulation, consumerism, uptightness, egodependence, Puritanism, racism, nationalism, sexism. Their rebellions transcend particular times and places and share a common target. Even the expressions of rebellion are largely the same, from long hair to panhandling to sexualizing in public. Of course there are differences. Thus the Cynics were not social dropouts, although remember hippie offshoots like the yippies. Nor did they go for artificially?induced highs and self?confidence, though to them guts and freedom (as liberation, not primarily as option or responsibility) were the wildest things, man
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DOI 10.1080/00201747308601680
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