The words of a psychic/psychedelic Gandhi/Steve Gaston/Allan Watts type character, that brilliantly captures his own perceptions, of a magical, yet mostly misunderstood period of time. Namely, the late 60s and most of the following decade, in SanMoreThe words of a psychic/psychedelic Gandhi/Steve Gaston/Allan Watts type character, that brilliantly captures his own perceptions, of a magical, yet mostly misunderstood period of time. Namely, the late 60s and most of the following decade, in San Franciscos storied history.
The author through his original Poetry and Meditations, as well as examples of his professed personal Philosophy, gives readers who were not there, an incredibly poignant perspective into what really went on. This Book will certainly open up the readers eyes, and, quite possibly their hearts and minds, to a lot of things. Including, but not limited to: Free Love- Dropping or Ingesting Psychedelic Drugs and Tripping- The experiencing of Social Freedoms, that would forever change how Flower Power - Hippies thought, by the Freeing-up of their minds, which allowed them to deal with their Hang-ups and to seek Spiritual Awakening- Pursuing interests they otherwise in the Straight World probably would not- And, to ask questions about practically anything, which allowed for Creativity, they otherwise most likely never would of had the opportunity to realize.
Yes, there were many things that went awry. Not just because of the open drug use. But, because of the sheer number of Young People, the vast majority Runaways, from domestic situations they could no longer deal with. So, whenever you add an ever changing number in the thousands (perhaps in the tens of thousands at any given time), of Male and Female juveniles under the age of 20, using mind altering drugs, being Sexually Active, having little or no money, and for the most part having no clue to organizing their lives for themselves, plus theyre already social outcasts in the eyes of many, while pretty much being on their own.
Well, Shit can and does happen (and that goes for their dogs as well). And yet, so much good came from it all, which can still be seen today (if you had the inclination and an open mind).