Lux, great essay on the 60s. It is instructive to learn from the past to predict the future, and you did a great summary over on cluesforum.info.
Being old enough to have lived through the 1960s-70s Viet Nam War era and residing in the politically intense San Francisco Bay Area to boot, I could probably fill a book with my thoughts on this topic (but relax, I won’t), not to mention many other interconnected political and social forces going on at the same time. The decade was one hell of a socially chaotic period in the USA’s history and one which has a great deal to do with the current state of American culture and mind-set.
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