Tangent Sunset

The History of Conscious Music by Alex Cosper

A Quest For Nature


The 1960's marked a quest for deeper understanding of the nature of things. People began to seek explanations that were not pre-packaged or drilled into their minds at an early age. The social standards set by Britain's Queen Victoria in the 1800's were finally being overrun and revised in the 1960's. Hedonism was in, old fashion values were out. With the arrival of the birth control pill in the early sixties, sex was in, moral concerns were out. The adventures of the sixties, in a big way, broke down the family unit and created a more individualized society. But this also allowed people to develop more diversified perspectives of the world. Even though America was a diverse melting pot of world cultures even back then, the sixties marked a turning point where more and more people reached an understanding that despite ethnic differences, we are all part of the same human race.
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