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All parking is free and unregulated. Yet—despite the drugs, freedom, isolation and heavy south-California sun—the residents reject seniority and avoid shrewdness, remaining polite and open-armed to new comers. Hippies, free-spirits, druggies, eccentrics and adventurers—people have been living for free in Slab City since the late ’40s.
Some off-the-grid communities take the intentional community approach, a gathering of like-minded residents living in a cooperative manner (and if you think that sounds like a commune, well, you ...
United States. There is a long history of communes in America (see this short discussion of Utopian communities) which led to the rise in the communes of the hippie movement—the "back-to-the-land" ventures of the 1960s and 1970s.
In 1981, I dropped out of university, sold my possessions and left behind my friends and family to join a free sex commune called "The Group". Our manifesto was to be "a non-religious living ...
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The commune went $400,000 into debt, a financial crisis loomed, tensions rose, and a mass exodus followed. "A lot's changed," says Stevenson. "We still hold the land collectively—1,700 acres.
From tree house villages in Costa Rica to yoga communes in Hawaii, these 10 intentional communities are havens of peace, creativity and sustainability. Imagine waking up to the sound of bells from ...
This is a list of intentional communities.For directories, see external links below.
There are over 2,000 documented active communes in the United States. Communal groups dedicated to causes ranging from feminism to Buddhism to white racism to attending concerts by "hippie bands" were functioning in every state.