Free Love – Get on the Love Train!

By Rebeka Knott

When remembering the counterculture of the 1960’s and 1970’s, many things come to mind. First and foremost, was the mindset among the hippy population who was actively seeking to disassociate itself from any connection to social conformity. Obviously, pushing the envelope with fashion was widespread as was the growing popularity of groovy slang, which took on a life of its own. Ultimately, the concept of free love was soon to follow! A new and radical movement was about to take off! Movies starring, Mike Myers, as Austin Powers, was an amusing tale of an inept spy who embraced these concepts, in every sense, from his funky wardrobe to his manner of speaking to his free-for-all love fests!