alternative society


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alternative society

A section of a society in which people adopt a lifestyle different from the mainstream, perceived as being unconventional, less materialistic, and often more natural.
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In definition, an alternative society espouses values different from those of the established social order.
They still pay tax whenever they spend money like all others, they are not criminals or drug dealers who appear to flourish nowdays and are tax exempt in their alternative society.
Therefore the church is a community of people called by the Spirit of Jesus to live as an alternative society in the midst of the world.
Three days later when the police collapsed, the square was sealed and the 18-day sit-in began, that change within each and person present was the basis of an alternative society born in the square.
Indeed, morals only belong to the upper class assigned to dominate society, and in the event of a drastic revolutionary change - and only in that case - do the previous values collapse to allow the rise of those of alternative society.
Selection Fire Lily Alternative Society Rock 53rd John Smith's Cup 3.
Only Christianity, which offers the church as "an alternative society and polity," can desacralize the political and sustain the secular (304).
As that organ of the '60s alternative society, Rolling Stone, announced in 1972: 'Ready or not, computers are coming to the people'.
TO STATE that Labour is, or ever was, socialist is to misunderstand and/or misrepresent the fundamental nature of an alternative society.
But to Wheen's surprise, and disappointment, the alternative society was no more.
It's not surprising then that in Spain the alternative society thrived best in rural regions because in addition to collectivist traditions, the peasant way of life involves conditions and attitudes alien to the industrial worker.
Part of a series called Evolution Is Not Over Yet, it dreams in cartoon form of an alternative society without war or greedy capitalists.
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