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Counterculture (also written counter-culture) is a sociological term used to describe the values and norms of behavior of a cultural group, or subculture, that run counter to those of the social mainstream of the day, the cultural equivalent of political opposition. Counterculture can also be described as a group whose behavior deviates from the societal norm. It is a neologism attributed to Theodore Roszak. Although distinct countercultural undercurrents have existed in many societies, here the term refers to a more significant, visible phenomenon that reaches critical mass and persists for a ...more
Bibles for the Revolution
Femininity, Hypergamy And Leveling Up Books: Non-fiction
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Sixties Memoirs & Biographies (nonfiction)
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Romance Novels Set in the 1960's
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“ In hindsight, it's seen as inevitable that the two Germany's would reunite. But none of the people who had laid the groundwork for the fall-those who had started the tremors and endured the security forces' brutality-envisioned a unified Germany. Those people had sacrificed their places in society for the chance to form a new one, something different and distinct, an independent East Germany built form scratch. The hadn't looked to the West for inspiration before, and none of them looked to the ...more ”
“ Like my outfit? I’m going for counterculture. By showing up to a punk rock concert in the least punk-aesthetic outfit possible, I’m the most punk person there. ”
This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underrep…more
[close] This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share “underground knowledge”. This is also a place to discuss the controversial topics explored in The Underground Knowledge Series (non-fiction books) by James Morcan & Lance Morcan as well as the Underground Knowledge podcast show.
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Beta read new Jeffrey Marcus Oshins novel the Dim Light of Reason. Help the author polish and te…more
[close] Beta read new Jeffrey Marcus Oshins novel the Dim Light of Reason. Help the author polish and test reading group discussion topics. Oshins' fifth novel is about a woman's search for the daughter she gave up for adoption when she was sixteen.
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[close] Not finding a group with which to discuss one of my favorite and most influential authors I reckon I should start one, hoping to begin a dialogue of insight and ideas to introduce Tom Robbins to a new readership, and enhance the enrichment and understanding of experience Robbins Readers
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A reading group for those interested in non-fiction texts relating to psychedelic compounds, as …more
[close] A reading group for those interested in non-fiction texts relating to psychedelic compounds, as well as cognitive phenomena associated with these. Texts might include those covering specific compounds, counter-culture, neurobiology, anthropology, meditation, and philosophy. If members are interested in pursuing fiction texts relating to psychedelics, feel free to add them.
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