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Question

how did the counterculture expand the meaning of freedom in these years?

1 Answer

  • Counterculture represented the fulfillment of the consumer marketplace. It extended freedom as the right to individual choice. Participating in self-indulgent of self-destructive behavior were both features of freedom and individuality. This led to many people taking the quest for religious and spiritual creativity and experimentation. People created Christian communes. There was rock music with religious meanings to the lyrics. Buddhist practices became popular in the mainstream, promoting spiritual and physical well-being.
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