Some might say we gave up and dropped out, but it was more than that. We chose, rather, to try to change the world by example rather than by protest or force, so off we went to test our theories and beliefs.
I grew up in the '70s. Things were so different back then. Bad hair wasn't a day, it was a way of life. Words were different back then too. Fortunately, social media has permanently hijacked some of those words and given them a completely different meaning.