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a culture with lifestyles and values opposed to those of the established culture

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Gravity's Rainbow is in large part organized around the question of countercultural politics.
Christianity's task, they were convinced, was not to reconcile itself with contemporary culture, but to take a countercultural, prophetic stance that preserved the truth of Christian tradition.
In the late 1960s the author's father and mother joined a countercultural enclave in New Mexico, where their marriage floundered and Anna's father committed suicide.
Into this right-wing meltdown steps Dallas Morning News columnist Rod Dreher, with Crunchy Cons: How Birkenstocked Burkeans, Gun-Loving Organic Gardeners, Evangelical Free-Range Farmers, Hip Homeschooling Mamas, Right-Wing Nature Lovers, and Their Diverse Tribe of Countercultural Conservatives Plan to Save America (or at Least the Republican Party) (Crown Forum), a book remarkable in several ways, not least of which is a subtitle so long I should earn $10 just by repeating it in this review.
Especially murky is the function of "the sensitive," the role Oedipa attempts to play in the scene, in a union of hard science and countercultural mysticism, as explicated by the inventor John Nefastis: "Communication is the key .
With the development of new low-riding techniques imported from surfing, the Z-Boys almost single-handedly revived the sport and became countercultural style icons along the way, even following the inevitable demise of the Zephyr team.
No longer wanting to appeal only to the audience that came to see his countercultural hits, Waters said he preferred to create humor that could entertain people living in "East Bumfuck, America.
People think we're nothing but a countercultural throwback, and we're anything but a countercultural throwback.
While it accepted the scientific worldview and promoted historical-critical methods, neoorthodoxy fostered a new appreciation for the countercultural dimension of tradition.
In part, that interest probably reflects maturing of the 60s academic cohort, intellectually shedding some of their countercultural hostilities to the concerns of mainstream culture.
The Democrats were America's natural governing party; the Republicans were just the cynical beneficiaries of the nation's anguish over Vietnam, civil rights, and the countercultural revolt.
Focusing on the local Aboriginal community and a wave of countercultural settlers in the rural town of Kuranda, this ethnographic study examines the ways political identities are produced within the framework of a bureaucratic state order.
And he says that six key terms "describe the frame of reference within which Paul is understood:" Jewish, covenantal, narrative, countercultural, trinitarian, and (above all) cruciform (p.
countercultural imperative, whose chief characteristics are personal freedom and constant change.
Nathan Wright, the 27-year-old founder of the countercultural Web site MonkeyCube.