HIPPIE

5 BEST MOVIES TO LEARN ABOUT THE HIPPIE ERA

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5 Best Movies about the Hippie Era Festival Express... 5 Best Movies about the Hippie Era Festival Express Footage of the historic concert that travelled around Canada, the reels for this film were lost soon after they were taped on in the 1970s. It was finally restored in 2003 after great restoration, and includes great footage of all the artists that were popular at the time, including Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band and Delaney & Bonnie & Friends. Undoubtedly a must watch for any music lover despite their musical inclinations, it captures not only the mad passion that engulfed America in the ‘60s...

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7 BEATLES SONGS ABOUT TRIPPING

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Did you know one of the most influential bands of all time, the Beatles, wrote several songs about tripping? Heres a list of 7 such songs... Did you know one of the most influential bands of all time, the Beatles, wrote several songs about tripping? Here’s a list of 7 such songs! Lucy in the sky with Diamonds First things first: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds is from the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band—an album that the members have admitted was heavily influenced by LSD. The lyrics are quite visually striking (“the girl with kaleidoscope eyes”, for...

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7 FACTS ABOUT LIGHTERS

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1.  One of the first lighters was invented by a man called John Wolfgang bereiner, in 1823. This lighter was called... 1.  One of the first lighters was invented by a man called John Wolfgang Döbereiner, in 1823. This lighter was called Döbereiner’s Lamp. Since it was very cumbersome to use, it quickly fell out of production by the end of 19th Century. 2.  Before the Döbereiner’s Lamp, the most common lighters were typically made with modified flintlock pistols with gunpowder in them. 3.  It wasn’t until 1903, when Carl Auer Von Welsback patented Ferrocerium, a mixture of iron and cerium,...

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A COG IN THE WHEEL OF POPULAR CULTURE

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Bob Dylan is not only memorable for his own contributions to the world of music, which considering the expansive scope of music he has released... Bob Dylan is not only memorable for his own contributions to the world of music, which considering the expansive scope of music he has released and performed over the years, is veritable in its own right. Dylan is also important as a poet, singer and songwriter because all the influence his music has exerted, and because of everything that his own creations have led to the creation of. He was only a cog in the...

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A LESSON IN PERSPECTIVES: OSHO

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Before Osho started preaching the value of non-judgemental living, he experienced it first-hand once when he was staying in a house... Before Osho started preaching the value of non-judgemental living, he experienced it first-hand once when he was staying in a house.On the roof of that house, a few Westerners (that was what they were commonly referred to as), though they really were a few hippies, and their two families were staying. Whenever he used to stay in that house, the people who lived there would say, "These Westerners are very materialistic. They know nothing except eating, drinking, dancing and singing,...

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