Re: [[mw] in response: ravers outlasting hippies]
Papa Bear <papabear1112 <at> netscape.net>
1999-11-01 02:38:12 GMT
satori <satori <at> dtmf.org> wrote:
> I remember someone saying somethin along the lines of
> the rave "movement" has outlasted just about every other
> social movement in americas recent history, including the hippies.
> let me say there is a reason for it...in the beginnings of the hippyish
> movement the govt and police forces didnt care about the drugs as they
> kept it amongst themselves, they just overlooked them for the most part
> then the hippies decided to start standing for something(which actually
> makes them a movement) a change in how we live and look at things, and
> how seriously we take the establishment.
> Yes raves have outlasted, because we have nothing to stand for. The govt
> takes longer to notice us because we arent vocal, at most we stand for
> do drugs, listen to music, dance.
> yeah how hedonistic, but not much depth to it, and so as the movement with
> no movement we have done pretty well...but now they have realized that we
> are the closest thing to a movement our generation(s) have, so...unless
> those malitia people start something we are going to be targetted on next
> especially since the media has shown people that SOMETHING is happening,
> people will want to know WHAT
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