- As of yet Unknown.
As of yet, no practitioners of Flower Power have been introduced.
There is a debate on what a practitioner of Flower Power is called. Suggested names for them include:
- Flower Child
- Flower Powerista
Flower Power may have the ability to prevent or stall a conflict.Erf-b1-p013 It may also directly affect plant life.
Real World References
"Flower Power" was a slogan used by the 1960's-70's peace movement whose practicioners were known as Hippies. They worked to end the war in Vietnam, fought racial injustice, and attempted to revolutionize the American way of life. Their idealology included non-violent protest and passive interference with authority. Their clothing was usually vibrant, and they were frequently associated with drug use, psychedlic music and art, and social permissiveness. Their personal artwork (rather than the work of the professional artists associated with the cause) often featured simple, colorful floral designs, which appeared on their clothes and vehicles. Flowers were a significant symbol during their peace protests. For instance, hippies would place flowers in the muzzles of guns carried by National Guardsmen (sent to maintain order at various gathering places of the movement) demonstrating their own non-violence and hoping to sway the young men into ignoring any orders to use their weapons. Tragically, it didn't always work: at least two incidents of US National Guardsmen shooting hippies occured. Flower Power died with the Hippie movement, absorbed or destroyed by other sub-cultural movements, and with the ending of the War in Vietnam disappeared quickly. The participants had matured into adults with responsibilities, their most serious causes had been eliminated, and they had discovered the self-destructive and addictive qualities of their philosophical ideals had taken a toll on their lives and well-being. The Hippie movement remains one of the most respected revolutionary movements for its lack of violence (perhaps exceeded only by Ghandi's success in India, on which the Hippie movement may have been modelled), thanks in part to its success in both the anti-War and racial arenas.